Tagged: Sahel

‘Washington includes the group ‘al-Melthimun’ (the Masked Men) in terrorist organizations list’, Anba Info (Mauritania), 19th December 2013

al-melthimumThe U.S. has included the militant group known as the Masked Battalion lead by Mokhtar Bilmokhtar  in its list of terrorist organizations. The group split from AQIM in late 2012, but threatens to subvert all U.S. and Western interests in the Sahel.

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‘Members of the Army and Security Forces vote today in First round of Elections’, el-Watan (Mauritania), 22nd November 2013

[Source: el-Watan]

[Source: el-Watan]

After two year postponement the elections have finally begun to take place in Mauritania following a two week campaigning period from the 8th November 2013.

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