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The leader of Mauritania’s 2008 coup d’état was poised to win Saturday’s presidential election, according to early results from the count.
Mauritanian news website Taqadoumy reported that Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz was leading with 53 percent of the vote after counting was completed in 440 of 2514 precincts by noon on Sunday.
Huwaida Arraf: Last month the Israeli Navy seized a boat attempting to deliver humanitarian aid to blockaded Gaza and arrested its passengers, and received little international criticism.
THE MEMORY IS PROHIBITED IN ALGERIA !
The coalition of the associations the last decade’s victims –
Djazaïrouna, Somoud, the Collective of the Families of the Disappeared
in Algeria (CFDA) and SOS Disappeared- has been subjected, one more
time, to the interdiction by the Algerian authorities of holding their
Authorities urge citizens to remain vigilant during hot, dry months
By Patrick Galey
Daily Star staff
Thursday, July 02, 2009