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Mauritanian coast guard intercepts migrant boat

A boat carrying 180 migrants was intercepted by the Mauritanian coast guard the U.N. migration agency said, less than two days after 62 migrants...

ISS: How has Mauritania managed to stave off terror attacks?

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No terrorist attacks have been recorded on Mauritanian soil since 20 December 2011. On that day, a gendarme, Ely Ould Mokhtar, was kidnapped in...

Migrant boat sinks off Mauritania

Up to 57 people died after a ship from Gambia carrying 150 migrants sank off Mauritania, the UN migration agency said. The perilous sea...

Ghazouani wins Mauritania presidential election

Mauritania’s government-backed candidate Mohamed Ould Ghazouani won the presidential election, cementing the power of a ruling party positioning itself as an ally of the...

Mauritanians go to the polls

Mauritanians will vote for a new president on Saturday in what is expected to be the West African country’s first peaceful transfer of power...

Mauritania receives CN235 transport

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Mauritania’s military has taken delivery of a second hand CN235 transport aircraft from the United Arab Emirates. The aircraft was delivered on 13 May in...

Embraer delivers first E175 to Mauritania Airlines

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Embraer has delivered the first E175 regional jet to Mauritania Airlines, which will receive its second aircraft in the coming months. The E175 was handed...

Mauritania possibly getting BT-67 ISR aircraft

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Mauritania's air force may be on the receiving end of a single Basler BT-67 turboprop aircraft modified for the intelligence, surveillance and...

Released Mauritanian anti-slavery activists to continue fighting

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Two anti-slavery activists freed from prison in Mauritania vowed an all-out fight to rescue their nation from one of the world's worst...

Mauritania orders two Embraer 175s

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Embraer and Mauritania Airlines announced on 17 July at the Farnborough Air Show that they had agreed on a firm order for...

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Presidential pep talk on Armed Forces Day

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President Cyril Ramaphosa had his Commander-in-Chief cap on when he addressed the country’s airmen, military medics, sailors and soldiers in Polokwane last Friday. Sadly, he...