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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.

UN disputes Morocco's claims of incursions in Western Sahara

03 April, 2018

The UN has said they have not observed fighters from the Polisario Front making incursions into Western Sahara.

UN: Conflict is the main cause of global hunger

24 March, 2018

Around 60% of the 815 million chronically hungry people who don't know where their next meal is coming from live in conflict areas.

Senegal closes dozens of schools linked to Turkey's Gulen

21 March, 2018

Dozens of schools linked exiled Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen in Senegal have been closed, in a sign of Turkey's growing influence in West Africa.

French 'Islamic State executioner' killed: sources

15 March, 2018

Maxime Hauchard, a French jihadist sought by French and US authorities since emerging in an Islamic State execution video in Syria, has been killed

Multiple attacks target 'French interests' in Burkina Faso capital

02 March, 2018

Multiple attacks targeted 'French interests' in the capital of Burkina Faso on Friday, authorities confirmed.

Erdogan's first visit to Mauritania in West Africa tour

01 March, 2018

The Turkish leader arrived from Algeria and was met by Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz who is expected to seal the accords at the West African leader's palace.

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