Mauritania

UN endorses International Court of Justice hearing on Chagos Islands/Diego Garcia

By Jean Shaoul, 5 July 2017

The UN resolution concerns one of the most disgraceful incidents in post-war British colonial history.

Mauritania: Western rapprochement after coup leader Aziz wins election

By Brian Smith, 6 August 2009

Following the July 18 presidential election in Mauritania, won by ex-General Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, the US and EU were expected to move quickly to normalise relations.