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Londoner Aaron Yoon is in "good condition" in a prison somewhere in the capital of Mauritania, that country's ambassador says. Comment?
... capital. An Ontario who converted to Islam and traveled to Africa has been detained for eight months in Mauritania's capital, on suspicions that he is associated with radicals, according to a local weekly. Aaron Yoon, of London, Ont., is a former ... Comment?
A London, Ont., man who was friends with two Canadians allegedly involved in an Algerian Al-Qaeda attack is in custody in Mauritania for suspected terrorist activities, the country's U.N. ambassador said Thursday. 1 comment
I am from the Island of Mauritius residing in Nouakchott, Mauritania. This morning my office cctv cam caught a possible zombie sighting! This is really scary and is happening to others here and I heard all around the world! Select one of the options below. Comment?
... and promising good money. The recruiters are mainly from Mali, the country that borders the Islamic Republic of Mauritania to the east. "But I wouldn't do it, not if they offered me a million dollars," says the 24-year-old in an orange T-shirt and ... Comment?
A picture taken on August 7, 2012 shows fighters of the Ansar Dine Islamist group standing guard at Kidal airport, northern Mali. Comment?
DOHA: HH the Heir Apparent Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani led well-wishers to welcome President of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz and the delegation accompanying him upon their arrival at Doha International Airport on Tuesday morning to participate in the 24th Arab Summit, due to kick off later today. Comment?
Al Qaeda's North African wing AQIM said it had killed a French hostage captured in northern Mali two years ago and that its other French captives were at risk because of France's intervention there, Mauritania's ANI news agency said on Sunday. Comment?
... Algerian founder of the Mulathameen brigade that carried out the In Amenas attack. To match Feature MALI-REBELS/MAURITANIA REUTERS/Louafi Larbi/Files The remains were found by RCMP investigators looking into allegations Canadians helped mastermind a ... 1 comment
... bombed convoys of foreign nationals and the U.N. offices in Algiers; attacked the Israeli Embassy in Nouakchott, Mauritania; and launched suicide bomb attacks. In 2009, the group said it was responsible for killing American Christopher Leggett in ... Comment?
Mauritania announced Friday it will launch its first agency charged explicitly with helping former slaves, with campaigners arguing the trade is still alive and well in the west African state. Comment?
... visited Bamako. At the weekend, an international meeting of ministers took place in Nouakchott, the capital of Mauritania , which borders Mali. The meeting was attended by representatives from countries adjoining Mali, as well as members of the ... Comment?
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Al-Qaida in the Islamic Mahgreb, one of the violent al-Qaida-linked militias active in North and West Africa, claims to have executed a French hostage in retaliation for France's military operation in Mali. Comment?
A French hostage was executed by al-Qaeda's North African branch in retaliation for France's military intervention in northern Mali, according to an announcement in a Mauritanian-based website, which is frequently used by the Islamic extremist group. Comment?
... military intervention in Mali. A man claiming to be a spokesman for Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) told Mauritania's ANI news agency late Tuesday that "spy" Philippe Verdon had been executed in Mali on March 10 "in response to France's ... Comment?
March 19, 2013: This undated and unlocated file photo provided Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 by the Support Committee for Philippe Verdon and Serge Lazarevic shows Frenchman Philippe Verdon, a hostage in Mali. Comment?
A Mauritanian-based website said that al-Qaida's North African branch has executed a French hostage in retaliation for France's military intervention in northern Mali. Comment?
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb announced that a French hostage kidnapped in Northern Mali had been executed "in response" to France's military intervention in Mali, French BFMTV reported Wednesday. Comment?
By Topics: From the Wires, News NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania - A Mauritanian-based website says that al- Qaida's North African branch has executed a French hostage in retaliation for France's military intervention in northern Mali. Comment?