Video: Mauritanian Sahara delights tourists again after years blighted by terror
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After years blighted by terror attacks, tourists are beginning to return to Mauritania. Charter flights between Paris and the Mauritanian Sahara resumed in December 2017. Tourists can now re-discover the country’s vast sand dunes and rich cultural heritage, such as Chinguetti, seen as the seventh holy city of Islam. The revival is an economic windfall but also a test for Mauritania, which is keen to stand out from its terror-hit neighbours. FRANCE 24’s Mehdi Meddeb and Stéphane Kenech report.