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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.