The move aims to increase pressure on the ruling generals to hand power to a civilian administration
His confirmation comes just days after four opposition candidates denounced alleged election fraud
State media reported that seven people were killed as tens of thousands rallied to demand a civilian government
On Monday three bodies were found on the ground in Omdurman in an area where protests were held
The "million-man" march had been seen as a test for protest organisers after their push for civilian rule was hit by the June 3 raid in...
Shops stayed shut in areas where protesters were expected.
The election represented Mauritania's first democratic transition of power since independence from France in 1960.
This attack against national security agents has nothing to do with tourists -Tourism Minister, Rene Trabelsi
Protesters have been staging sporadic and scattered demonstrations in recent days in the capital, Khartoum
Essebsi, Tunisia's first democratically elected president has promised to not seek re-election in November polls