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Lebanon's controversial foreign minister in 'misogyny and racism' row

19 September, 2016

Critics say Lebanon's foreign minister Gebran Bassil managed to insult both women, and Syrian and Palestinian refugees in the country, calling it a 'new low'.

Moroccan troops and separatists square up in Western Sahara

29 August, 2016

UN chief Ban Ki-Moon is trying to defuse tensions as Moroccan troops and Sahrawi separatist fighters occupy a thin strip of no man's land in the southern desert.

Israel: Normalising the abnormal (I): Terminologies

22 August, 2016

Comment: Arab regimes are already restoring diplomatic ties with Israel, despite the rhetoric surrounding solidarity with Palestinians, writes Dr. Azmi Bishara in the first part of his treatise on normalisation

What's in a flag? Mauritania 'deploys missiles' towards Morocco

21 August, 2016

As the Western Sahara dispute remains in deadlock, Morocco's relations with its neighbours continued to sour this week with Mauritania reportedly ordering missiles to its northern border.

UN: no evidence of Moroccan incursion into Western Sahara

19 August, 2016

The UN has said that there is no evidence of a Moroccan incursion into the disputed Western Saharan following a Polisario Front complaint.

Mauritanian anti-slavery activists jailed following controversial court cases

19 August, 2016

Mauritanian courts have sentenced anti-slavery activists to jail for up to 15 years, despite outcry from human rights groups.

Rights groups demand release of Mauritania anti-slavery campaigners

02 August, 2016

Sixteen human rights organisations, including Amnesty International, on Monday called on the government of Mauritania to release 13 anti-slavery campaigners facing imminent trial.

Palestine looking to sue Britain for helping create Israel

27 July, 2016

Palestinian authorities have sought Arab League support to sue Britain for its 1917 Balfour Declaration that paved the way for the creation of Israel in 1948.

Arab League slams 'Islamic terrorism' at poorly attended summit

25 July, 2016

Arab officials have condemned Islamic terrorism as they gathered in a tent in the Mauritanian capital on Monday, in the most poorly attended Arab League summit in years.

Arab League summit cut short after Saudi-Egypt no show

25 July, 2016

The absence of regional heavyweights, Saudi Arabia and Egypt at the 27th Arab Summit talks in Mauritania has forced organisers to cut the two-day talks to just one day.

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