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Police teargas anti-slavery activists outside Mauritania parliament

09 October, 2018

Police attacked demonstrators who were calling for the release of anti-slavery campaigner and new Mauritanian MP Biram Ould Dah Abeid with teargas and truncheons.

UN sets sights on Western Sahara talks in December

29 September, 2018

UN efforts to end the decades-old conflict between Morocco and the Algerian-backed Polisario Front will begin with talks in December, diplomats said on Saturday.

Mauritania votes in last election before presidential vote

01 September, 2018

The popularity of Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz's record is being tested with the vote.

Mauritanians in last vote before presidential election

30 August, 2018

Mauritania will go to polls on Saturday to test the popularity of Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz before a presidential election.

Arab views of US low, support for Palestinians high

18 July, 2018

Comment: Washington continues to be seen as a threat, writes Derek Davison.

Al-Qaeda linked groups claims Mali attack

02 July, 2018

Al-Qaeda affiliate Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen claimed responsibility for a deadly attack that was carried out on Sunday.

Mauritania 'blasphemy blogger' in jail despite serving sentence

04 May, 2018

A Mauritanian blogger jailed for 'blasphemy' is still in prison despite serving his two year sentence.

Jordan criticised for gender discrimination with nationality rules

25 April, 2018

Human Rights Watch has criticised Jordan's gender biased nationality laws that discriminate against women.

Western Sahara proves sticking point in EU-Morocco fisheries deal

19 April, 2018

The EU finds itself obliged to either include Western Sahara in renewing the agreement, a breach of its own law, or cancel the trade accord with Morocco.

No longer alone: Why LGBT activists are speaking out

16 April, 2018

Report: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender activists in the Middle East and North Africa are defying state-sponsored repression and social stigma by sharing stories to help others.

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