Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz

By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 29th, 2012
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Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesSupporters in Nouakchott November 24 celebrated the return of President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz. NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania — With two coups in just seven years, the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, a vast and sparsely populated Saharan state on the Atlantic, is accustom...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 10th, 2012
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By Jemal Oumar Algerian Maghreb and African Affairs Minister Abdelkader Messahel paid a visit to Nouakchott Sunday (October 7th) to co-ordinate a unified position on Islamist-controlled northern Mali. After a lengthy meeting with President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, Messahel said that Mauritania and Al...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 2nd, 2012
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By: Magharebia By Adem Amine, Siham Ali and Jemal Oumar The American official made the remarks Sunday (September 30th) in Algiers at the end a regional tour that included previous stopovers in Nouakchott and Rabat. “We first need to re-establish a legitimate government in Bamako, meet the pressing ne...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 13th, 2012
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by Geoff Weiss, Travel Writer and Andrea Papitto, Producer, Essakane Film Although considered off the beaten path for many world travelers, the Saharan nation of Mauritania has much to offer adventuresome visitors who are open to its cultural complexities, historic sites and natural wonders. The vast...
By benim
In Mauritania
Sep 27th, 2011
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Nouakchott – Mauritanian police shot dead one man and wounded several others Tuesday while dispersing a rally against the country’s census, which critics claim discriminates against black people, a security official said. “A demonstrator was shot and killed when police tried to disp...
By benim
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Aug 23rd, 2011
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Nouakchott – Eleven Mauritanian opposition parties have called for October legislative and municipal elections to be delayed over a lack of transparency in how they were being organised. The parties, which form part of the 13-party Co-ordination of Democratic Opposition (COD), asked for electio...
By benim
In Libya
Jul 28th, 2011
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Nouakchott – UN special envoy for Libya Abdul Ilah al-Khatib said on Thursday greater co-operation was needed with the African Union (AU) to find a political solution to Libya’s armed conflict. Khatib was in Mauritania for a visit with President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, the head of the AU...
By benim
In Libya
Jun 26th, 2011
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Libyan rebels said they expect to receive an offer from Moamer Kadhafi “very soon” that could end the four-month war but insisted the veteran strongman must agree to step down. The rebels said they were not in direct contact with Kadhafi officials but said they expected to receive the off...
By benim
In Mauritania
Jun 7th, 2011
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Nouakchott – Mauritania’s President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has warned regional efforts to combat al-Qaeda’s north African branch are insufficient despite a growing recognition of the need to pool resources. In an interview with AFP, Ould Abdel Aziz said he did not want Western inte...
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May 25th, 2011
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African leaders on Wednesday urged a political solution to the long-running Libyan conflict as they opened talks, in the Ethiopian capital, on the troubled north African state. “I am convinced that only a political solution can lead to a lasting peace and satisfy the legitimate aspirations of t...