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Mauritania junta frees president from house arrest
Mauritania junta frees president from house arrest
Mauritania's military junta on Sunday freed the country's ousted President, Sidi Mohamed Ould Cheikh Abdallahi, from house arrest, his supporters...
Mauritanian police gas protesters
Mauritanian police gas protesters
Police broke up an anti-government march by beating protesters with clubs and launching tear gas into the crowd in Mauritania's capital, .
Mauritania political parties back coup
Mauritania political parties back coup
Most of Mauritania's political parties on Monday joined forces to back this month's military coup, even as a rally supporting the ousting of the...
Mauritania considers trial for ousted president
Mauritania considers trial for ousted president
Deputies in Mauritania's National Assembly have called for special moves that could open the way for a trial of the ousted president, national...
Defiant Mauritania junta to form new government
Defiant Mauritania junta to form new government
Mauritania's coup leaders have announced they will appoint a government to run the country until new elections, defying a chorus of international...
Mauritania coup chief leads march through capital
Mauritania coup chief leads march through capital
The army general who successfully toppled Mauritania's government staged a show of force on Thursday, leading several thousand supporters in a...
Mauritania captures al-Qaeda suspects in sweep
Mauritania captures al-Qaeda suspects in sweep
Mauritanian security forces recaptured five suspected al-Qaeda militants on Wednesday, including a fugitive accused of killing four French...
Militants escape Mauritania police raid
Militants escape Mauritania police raid
Police and troops in Mauritania, armed with tear gas and automatic weapons, on Tuesday stormed a building in Nouakchott hunting for Islamic...
Gunmen attack Israeli embassy in Mauritania
Gunmen attack Israeli embassy in Mauritania
Unidentified gunmen opened fire on the Israeli embassy in the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott early on Friday, police said.
French family of five shot in Mauritania
French family of five shot in Mauritania
Gunmen shot dead four members of a French family on Monday, including at least two children, and badly wounded the father in south-west Mauritania,...
Mauritanian president orders food stockpiling
Mauritanian president orders food stockpiling
Mauritanian President Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi ordered villages to stockpile food to help cushion the effect of rising inflation, his economic...
Mauritanian govt says food riots engineered
Mauritanian govt says food riots engineered
The government in Mauritania on Friday defended its handling of food riots this week, claiming that violent protests in opposition strongholds that...

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