Mauritania sentences 3 al-Qaida suspects to death

Nouakchott, Mauritania's capital city, North-West Africa

“NOUAKCHOTT — A court in Mauritania has condemned three alleged al-Qaida members to death, including the former leader of the African nation’s local terrorist network.

Chief judge Khayi Ould Mohamed issued the sentences late Wednesday in the capital, Nouakchott.

The former al-Qaida leader, El Khadim Ould Semene, was accused of helping organize an attack on the Israeli embassy here two years ago.”

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