Sunday Apr 13
Sahara Islamists release video of Algerian diplomat hostage -agency
Sahara-based Islamists holding three Algerian diplomats hostage have sent a video of one of them to Mauritania's ANI news agency, ANI said, the first proof of life in over a year.
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Wed Apr 09, 2014
North Africa: Calls Mount for Maghreb Union
Maghreb integration is the best way to improve security and boost economic opportunities for youth, regional experts agreed last week in Nouakchott.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Turkish warships dock in Nouakchott
Four Turkish warships have arrived in Mauritanian capital Nouakchott for the first stop of a Western African tour by the Barbaros Turkish Maritime Task Group.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Glencore eyes Mauritanian contract
Glencore Xstrata has reached a preliminary deal for a $1 billion contract for access to railway and port facilities with Mauritania as part of its plans to expand into iron ore mining, the Financial Times reported on Sunday.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Mauritian foreign minister meets Qatari ambassador
NOUAKCHOTT: Mauritanian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ahmed Ould Takdi met here today with Qatar's Ambassador to Mauritanian Abdurrahman bin Ali Al Ajaj Al Kubaisi.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Mideast Peace Must Start With the Right Assumptions
Arab refusal to accept the legitimacy of a sovereign Mideast Jewish state is, and has always been, at the absolute core of the conflict.
Algold Receives Positive Preliminary IP Results in Mauritania
MONTREAL, CANADA / ACCESSWIRE / March 27, 2014 / Algold Resources Limited. announces progress on its Q1 2014 exploration program in Mauritania.
Wed Mar 19, 2014
Integrus Architecture of Spokane designs state-of-the-art U.S....
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Spokane's Integrus Architecture is designing the new American embassy in Nouakchott, the capital of Mauritania.
Four Mauritanian police officers imprisoned for rape
A Nouakchott court on Tuesday sentenced four Mauritanian traffic police officers to two to seven years for raping a Senegalese national in 2013.
Tue Mar 18, 2014
Kansas City InfoZine
Mauritania Travel Warning
This replaces the Travel Warning for Mauritania, issued May 21, 2013, to update information on security incidents and remind travelers of security concerns.
Mon Mar 17, 2014
Christians and Muslims join forces to combat modern slavery
Mauritanian anti-slavery protesters march to demand the liberation of imprisoned abolitionist leader Biram Ould Abeid in Nouakchott, May 26, 2012.