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ABIDJAN, Sunday, October 14, 2012
Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz was lightly injured as his motorcade was accidentally fired on by an army unit, according to reports reaching in Abidjan on Saturday. Mr Abd... »More on Mauritania AND: armed Forces, emergency incident, heads of state
NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania, Wednesday, February 2, 2011
An enormous explosion shook the capital of Nouakchott around 3 a.m. when the army attacked the booby-trapped Toyota Land Cruiser as it attempted to drive into the heart of the city. An army official said eight soldiers were wounded. »More on Mauritania AND: explosion, national security, security measures
MADRID, Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Spain’s deputy prime minister says a Spanish aid worker kidnapped late last year in Mauritania by suspected Islamic militants has been freed, but two colleagues remain in captivity.Ma... »More on Mauritania AND: crime, kidnapping, Spain