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Women’s rights in Islam: Fighting for equality before the law
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Women’s rights in Islam: Fighting for equality before the law

In countries that practice Islamic law, legal reforms to advance the status of women tend to fail due to hard-liners…
58 migrants dead after boat capsizes off Mauritania
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58 migrants dead after boat capsizes off Mauritania

NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) — Scores of migrants who swam through rough Atlantic Ocean waters to safety from a capsized boat…
African leaders set to sign landmark trade deal at AU Summit
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African leaders set to sign landmark trade deal at AU Summit

African leaders will meet Sunday in Niger for the African Union (AU) summit, to sign a landmark free trade agreement,…
Draw for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations takes place Friday
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Draw for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations takes place Friday

The draw for the 2019 African Cup of Nations will take place 8:00 pm on Friday, set to broadcast live…
Qatar sends 24 armored vehicles to Mali
Middle East

Qatar sends 24 armored vehicles to Mali

DUBAI (Reuters) – Qatar has airlifted 24 armored vehicles to Mali, in a move it said would help the countries…
Mauritania votes to abolish Senate
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Mauritania votes to abolish Senate

Mauritanians have voted in a referendum to abolish their Senate, in a victory for President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz. Opposition…
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