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Quran Desecration Sparks Trouble in Mauritania
The Mauritanian capital Nouakchott witnessed violent clashes [en] between security forces and an angry crowd.
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Mauritania: Nouakchott Protest Turns Deadly
A Mauritanian university student died Monday as hundreds took to the streets of Nouakchott to protest the alleged desecration of the Qur'an.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Algold Update on progress of 2014 Mauritania Exploration Program
Q1 2014 exploration program in Mauritania. Currently, exploration work is being carried on both the Kneivissat and Legouessi properties.
Mauritania anger after 'Koran torn'
Hundreds of Muslims are protesting in Mauritania's capital, Nouakchott, after news spread that the Koran had allegedly been desecrated at a mosque.
Mauritanians protest desecration of Qur'an
Hundreds of residents took to the streets in the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott to protest in the early hours of Monday against the desecration of the Qur'an, an AFP journalist witnessed.
1 dead in protest over Qur'an desecration in Mauritania
NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania - Thousands of people took to the streets, clashing with police in Mauritania's capital after news spread that a Qur'an had been desecrated at a local mosque.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
UN Expert Urges Mauritania To Turn Pledges Into Deeds
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on slavery, Gulnara Shahinian, today hailed Mauritania's commitment and progress in the fight against slavery, but called on the authorities "to take more vigorous measures to eliminate slavery and to fully implement the laws and policies."
Mauritania should take more steps to eliminate slavery -U.N.
Mauritanian anti-slavery protesters march to demand the liberation of imprisoned abolitionist leader Biram Ould Abeid in Nouakchott, Mauritania, May 26, 2012.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Intl Trade Union
Mauritania: ITUC condemns repression of workers from Kinross-Tasiast mining site
Tens of workers from the Kinross-Tasiast mining site, who had gathered on 18 February in Nouakchott to protest against their layoffs, which they claim infringe the law on collective dismissals, were brutally repressed by the police.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
North Africa: Libya Hosts Maghreb Summit
Tripoli, Siham Ali in Rabat, Jamel Arfaoui in Tunis and Jemal Oumar in Nouakchott - Top diplomats from across North Africa gathered in Tripoli on Saturday to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Arab Maghreb Union .
Mauritania fertile ground for Arab donors
GORGOL/BRAKNA, 17 February 2014 - Drought-prone, chronically hungry Mauritania, with the help of the UN, is reaching out to Arab donors, encouraging them to reach beyond their customary role in development and engage in humanitarian response.
Deputy Premier meets Turkish, Mauritanian ambassadors
DOHA: HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Ahmad bin Abdullah Al Mahmoud met separately on Monday with HE the Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to Qatar Ahmet Demirok and HE the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania Sheikh Sayed Ahmed Bakaa.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
West Africa: Touaregs Preach Tolerance
A 2-day meeting, which wrapped up Saturday in Nouakchott, aimed to demonstrate the pivotal role that could be played by traditional culture in presenting a positive image of Touareg people, in contrast to the news of terrorism and extremism that emerged from northern Mali in recent years.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Emirates News Agency
MoI discusses Security Cooperation with Mauritania and Jordan
WAM ABU DHABI, 12th February, 2014 -- Lieutenant General Saif Abdullah Al Sha'far, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Interior, met with Mrs. Lemina Mint EL Ghotb oul Moma , Assistant Secretary of the Minister Interior at the Ministry of Interior and Decentralization of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, in addition to Marwan Pasha Qteishat, ... (more)
Tue Feb 11, 2014
International Monetary Fund
Mauritania: Statement by an IMF Mission
A staff mission from the International Monetary Fund visited Nouakchott during January 26-February10 to discuss with the country's authorities recent macroeconomic developments and future engagement with the Fund.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
Voice of America
Mauritanians Fleeing CAR Violence Stranded in Cameroon
These people tell terrible stories of their experiences in the C.A.R. Many of the Mauritanians are children less than 13 years old.