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2015-03-02 Egypt, Mauritania Probe Religious Cooperation
[Egypt Online]Egypt's Mufti Shawqi Allam said on Sunday 1/3/2015 that the Egyptian Darul Iftaa is ready to cooperate with worldwide Islamic and religious opinion bodies over a mechanism to sight the crescents of the Hijri months.

2015-02-23 President of Republic Offers Condolences On Death of Mauritanian Soldiers
[SPS]Bir Lehlou -The President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front Mr. Mohamed Abdelaziz has offered his condolences to Mauritanian counterpart, Mr. Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, following the painful traffic accident on Friday that left 14 Mauritanian soldiers dead.

2015-02-19 Timbuktu Director Sissako to Chair Cannes Short Film Jury
[RFI]Mauritanian filmmaker Abderrahmane Sissako is to be the president of the short films jury at this year's Cannes Film Festival, the organisers announced on Tuesday. Sissako's Timbuktu is currently in the running for an Oscar and for the French cinema award, the C├ęsar.

2015-02-05 Malikite Tradition Counters Extremism in Mauritania
[Magharebia]Nouakchott -Mauritania is looking to combat extremism facing Maghreb youths by shedding light on the local history and moderate traditions of the Maliki rite.

2015-02-02 Union of Forces of Mauritania Progress Renew His Position Supporting the Right of Saharawi People to Self-Determination
[SPS]Nouakchott (Mauritania) January 31, 2015 (SPS) - The President of the Union of forces of Mauritanian progress, Dr. Mohamed Ould Mouloud, renewed "the firm" position of his party from the right of the Saharawi people to self-determination, and to support the Mauritanian position "positive neutrality".

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