Attacker attempts to blow up Mauritanian barracks
Attacker attempts to blow up Mauritian barracks
NOUAKCHOTT - Two Spanish hostages kidnapped and held in Mali by Al Qaeda for eight months were released Sunday, local sources and regional news network al-Arabiya reported.
NOUAKCHOTT - The north African offshoot of Al Qaeda will kill more French citizens, a jailed senior leader vowed in remarks published Monday, following last week’s execution by the group of an elderly French hostage.
Mauritania: 12 years for kidnapper of aid workers
NOUAKCHOTT - Three Al Qaida terrorists were sentenced to death in Mauritania for killing French tourists in 2007.
Mauritania gives 3 death for French tourist murder
NOUAKCHOTT/ROME - Italy’s Foreign Minister Franco Frattini said Monday he will travel to Mauritania where Al Qaeda’s North African branch has claimed to have kidnapped an Italian couple.
Al-Qaida claims Italian kidnappings in W. Africa