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Agence Mauritanienne d'Information
In French and Arabic. Official government news agency.

Agence Nouakchott d'Information
In French and Arabic. "une agence d’information électronique indépendante,..." "une branche de la Mauritanienne de Presse, d’Edition, de Communication et d’Impression (MAPECI) qui édite les deux quotidiens Nouakchott Info et Akhbar Nouakchott." Based in Nouakchott, Mauritania. - Mauritania
Current news from the U.N.'s IRIN, African newspapers.

Authentique Quotidien
In French.

In French. Site for the print newspaper. "Le Calame est un journal indépendant créé le 14 juillet 1993 par un pionnier de la presse écrite et de l'écriture en Mauritanie, feu Habib Ould Mahfoudh."

Carrefour de la Republique Islamique DE Mauritanie, CRIDEM (Nouakchott)
In French. Current news from Mauritania news sources. New York Times writer, Adam Nossiter, calls CRIDEM "a widely followed Mauritanian news web site"

Centre d'Information et de Documentation (CID) des Nations Unies et de la Banque mondiale en Mauritanie. Revue de Presse
In French. Reprints Mauritanian newspaper articles.

Subscription only, through your internet service provider. Has Agence France Presse, AP, and Reuters wire stories on Africa posted daily.

CNN - Africa News
Use their Search to retrieve Reuters stories on Mauritania.

Le Monde Diplomatique (Paris)
Small number of older news stories in French.

Nouvelle Expression
In French. Site of the print weekly independent newspaper. Hosted by the CyberForum pour la société civile.

Peace News (Nouakchott, Mauritania)
"the first English newspaper of its kind in Mauritania" "designed to be a seed for Mauritanian English press project. Peace is apolitical free rostrum through which opinions and beliefs are expressed with the purpose of voicing the voiceless classes of our society."

Quotidien-Nouakchott (Nouakchott, Mauritania)
"Journal Indépendant d’Informations générales, édité par SPIDE, Sarl."

In French. Current news.

Sahara Media
In Arabic and French. Current news, commentary, interviews, etc. Includes Mali news. Subscribe to their free newsletter. Has an FM radio station (in Arabic).

Tahalil Hebdo (Nouakchott)
In French. Site for the print independent weekly newspaper. Has a history of Mauritania (Histoire de la Mauritanie par Docteur Hamahou Allah Ould Salem, professeur d’Histoire à l’Université de Nouakchott. 32 p. in pdf)

United Nations, ReliefWeb - Mauritania News
Maintained by the UN Dept. of Humanitarian Affairs.

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