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Mauritanian president orders reshuffle after first year

06 August, 2020

The reshuffle comes a day after prosecutors received a key report on the dealings of former head of state Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz.

The modern-day child slaves of Mauritania

22 July, 2020

Mauritania abolished slavery in 1981, the last country to do so, but the practice remains deeply rooted in society.

Ten million children may permanently leave school over Covid-19

13 July, 2020

The pandemic has caused an "unprecedented education emergency" with up to 9.7 million children affected by school closures at risk of never going back to class, Save the Children said.

Zanzibar's forgotten legacy of slavery and ethnic cleansing

03 July, 2020

The 1964 mass killings in Zanzibar and the slavery which preceded them highlight uncomfortable issues about Arab-African relations at a time when the world focuses on race.

Al-Qaeda North Africa confirms chief is dead: watchdog

19 June, 2020

The death of Droukdel - once regarded as Algeria's enemy number one - could leave AQIM (Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb) in disarray, sources have said.

An essential reading list on Black Muslim history

18 June, 2020

Book Club: Aisha Yusuff recommends ten books to understand the legacy and contribution of Black Muslims to Islamic history.

The Gulf crisis's 'internationalisation' makes it harder to resolve

05 June, 2020

Comment: The more the GCC rift spreads, the more difficult it will be to negotiate or to change the status quo, writes Courtney Freer.

Did Muslim countries mistake other planets for Eid moon?

23 May, 2020

An Emirati astronomy centre said some Muslim countries may have mistaken other planets for the new moon sighting that signals the end of Ramadan.

Which Arab countries will be in lockdown this Eid?

20 May, 2020

Muslims across the Arab world are preparing for a very different Eid amid a coronavirus epidemic.

Mauritania reinstates mosque prayer restrictions amid Covid-19 spike

15 May, 2020

After a rise in coronavirus cases, Mauritania is reinstating mosque prayer restrictions

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