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Mauritanian women take economic independence into their own hands

05 October, 2017

'We can't leave 51 percent of the country's population behind because of traditions that say that men must do everything. That's over.'

African leaders meet in Congo to discuss Libya crisis

09 September, 2017

African Union leaders are in Congo's capital Brazzaville to discuss possible ways to end the war in Libya.

Qatar closes Chad embassy in retaliatory move

25 August, 2017

The retaliatory move came just 24 hours after the central African state announced it was closing Qatar's embassy in N'Djamena.

Chad shuts Qatari embassy, tells staff to leave

23 August, 2017

Chad says it is closing Qatar's embassy in N'Djamena and giving its staff 10 days to leave.

UN comes under twin attack by militants in Mali

15 August, 2017

Two UN bases have been attacked in Mali, with a peacekeeper and Malian security guard killed, a militants continue their campaign against the mission's presence in the country.

Iraq premier 'refuses renewed pressure to join anti-Qatar bloc'

14 August, 2017

Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has refused pressure from Bahrain to join the diplomatic and economic offensive aimed at Doha led by neighbour Saudi Arabia, according to an Iraqi official.

Mauritania votes on controversial constitutional changes after tense campaign

05 August, 2017

Mauritanians have begun voting on several contentious changes to their constitution sought by President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz but opposed by a wide swathe of opposition groups.

The Twitter tournament: This week in Middle East football

26 July, 2017

Blog: The Arab Club Championship represents a serious mark for sports broadcasting as it becomes the first football tournament to be broadcast live on Twitter, writes Uri Levy.

Transfers and tribulations: This week in Middle East football

19 July, 2017

Blog: What impact will the Gulf blockade have on Qatar's World Cup? Rumours of demands made of FIFA, as well as usual transfer speculation, has fuelled headlines, writes Uri Levy.

Saudi-led bloc demanded FIFA 'strip Qatar of World Cup’

16 July, 2017

A Saudi-led coalition blockading Qatar has reportedly urged football’s governing body to strip the Gulf nation of hosting the 2022 World Cup, escalating tensions after cutting ties last month.

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