Western Sahara

Western Sahara: Polisario Front vs. Morocco See summary

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allafrica.com Morocco: Leading Journalist Facing Trial 02/09
hrw.org Morocco: Leading Journalist Facing Trial 02/08
huffingtonpost.com A rare shot at peace amid war and migration 02/04
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Juppé Supports Ross's Efforts to Resolve Conflict 02/03
allafrica.com Prime Minister Holds Talks in Addis Ababa With Several African Leaders 02/02
allafrica.com African Union Summit - Mugabe Calls for Reforms At UN 02/01
ww4report.com Morocco: Polisario blamed in death of Berber activist 01/29
allafrica.com Western Sahara: CISP Organizes a Round Table About Its Strategy for the Year 2016 01/27
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Moroccan Repressive Forces Intervene Brutally Against Peaceful Demonstration 01/26
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Moroccan Forces Launch Campaign of Arrests in Occupied Boujdour 01/25
modernghana.com Morocco journalist faces trial for Western Sahara comments 01/24
timesofindia.indiatimes.com Last African colony fights for its freedom 01/24
cp-africa.com Canary Islands renews Support to Saharawi People Right for Freedom and Self-Determination 01/18
euronews.com Germany plans tougher asylum rules for Algerians and Moroccans 01/17
allafrica.com Algeria: Delegation of American Congress On Visit to Sahrawi Refugee Camps From January 15 to 20 01/15
foxnews.com Sweden says it won't recognize Western Sahara republic 01/15
dw.com What drives South Asians to peacekeeping? 01/11
allafrica.com Algeria: President Bouteflika Congratulates Western Sahara Leader On Re-Election 12/28
allafrica.com Algeria: 14th Polisario Front Congress - Adoption of Polisario Statutes, Action Plan 12/24
allafrica.com Algeria: Polisario Front Reiterates Call for Extension of Minurso Mandate to Control of Human Rights 12/24
allafrica.com Morocco: Ban Ki-Moon's Visit to Western Sahara, Another Pressure Element On Morocco 12/22
allafrica.com Nigeria Reiterates Its Support for Right of Saharawi People to Self-Determination 12/18
modernghana.com EU court annuls Morocco trade deal over Western Sahara 12/10
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Saharawi Popular Army Participates in Meetings of the NARC 12/01
cp-africa.com Mozambique wants enablement for Saharawi People to Exercise Right to Self Determination 12/01
allafrica.com Morocco: UN Envoy to Western Sahara Expected to Arrive Today to Sahrawi Refugee Camps 11/30
nation.co.ke Moroccan king not ready to give Western Sahara Independence 11/29
tamilguardian.com EU backs Western Sahara’s ‘right to self-determination’ 11/24
modernghana.com UN envoy in Algiers for talks on disputed Western Sahara 11/23
allafrica.com Mali: President of Republic Condoles His Malian Counterpart On Terrorist Attack in Bamako 11/23
reuters.com Around 20 African migrants lost at sea after boat sinks 11/18
realclearworld.com The Sahara Once Had a Mighty River System 11/12
dailytimes.com.pk Israel’s minister calls Kashmir, Tibet occupied : November 11, 2015, 7:23 pm 11/11
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Tenth Interfaith Dialogue for Peace Concludes Its Work 11/11
rt.com Vast underground river system discovered in once-vibrant Western Sahara 11/11
huffingtonpost.com After 40 Years, Time to End the Occupation of Western Sahara 11/09
allafrica.com Africa: UN Chief Calls for True Negotiations Concerning Western Sahara 11/09
allafrica.com Western Sahara: President Abdelaziz Hails Ben Ki-Moon's Call for "True Negotiations" 11/07
aljazeera.com Morocco's king rules out compromise over Western Sahara 11/07
af.reuters.com Morocco stands fast on Western Sahara autonomy plan 11/07
modernghana.com Morocco king in rare visit to disputed Western Sahara 11/07
af.reuters.com Morocco stands fast on Western Sahara autonomy plan 11/07
reuters.com Morocco stands fast on Western Sahara autonomy plan 11/07
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Morrocan King's Visit Seen as 'Dangerous Escalation' 11/07
euronews.com Morocco stands fast on Western Sahara development plan 11/07
stripes.com Moroccan king visits contested Western Sahara territory 11/07
foxnews.com Moroccan king visits contested Western Sahara to mark 40th anniversary since annexation 11/07
allafrica.com Western Sahara: 'Only Independence Will Restore Us' - a Sahrawi Refugee 11/06
allafrica.com Africa: 40 Years of Hurt - the Never-Ending Scandal of the Western Sahara 11/06
allafrica.com Morocco: Activists Gather to Demand of Morocco's King - Stop Obstructing Referendum or Leave Western Sahara 11/06
allafrica.com Algeria: Sahrawi President Calls On UN to Prevent Visit of Morocco's King to Occupied Sahrawi Territories 11/06
allafrica.com Morocco: President of Republic Calls On UN to Prevent Visit of Morocco's King to Occupied Sahrawi Territories 11/06
hrw.org Morocco: Free or Retry 21 Sahrawis Jailed 5 Years Ago 11/05
appablog.wordpress.com Statement by the Secretary-General on Western Sahara 11/05
modernghana.com Statement by the Secretary-General on Western Sahara 11/05
af.reuters.com UN chief urges end to deadlock over disputed Western Sahara 11/05
allafrica.com Western Sahara: As Conflict Nears Fortieth Year, UN Chief Reiterates Call for 'True Negotiations' 11/05
af.reuters.com UN chief urges end to deadlock over disputed Western Sahara 11/04
un.org Western Sahara: as conflict nears fortieth year, UN chief reiterates call for &#39true negotiations&#39 11/04
allafrica.com Oma/NUSW Relations Highlighted 11/04
allafrica.com Algeria: MEPS Urge Commission to Give Further Aid to Sahrawi Refugees 11/02
allafrica.com Western Sahara: National Council Hails Determination of Saharawi People After Floods 11/02
foxnews.com Morocco defends 40-year hold on Western Sahara _ and targets iconic Swedish companies 10/31
allafrica.com Algeria: Bad Weather - UN Launches Urgent Appeal for Relief Aid to Saharawi Refugees 10/30
allafrica.com Western Sahara: UN Launches Urgent Appeal for Relief Aid to Saharawi Refugees 10/30
allafrica.com III India-Africa Summit - Western Sahara Absence Raises Concerns 10/28
allafrica.com Morocco: Moroccan Occupation Forces Impose Military Siege On Occupied Western Sahara 10/28
allafrica.com Western Sahara: The African Union Commission Donates U.S.$200.000 to Assist Saharawi Refugees 10/28
cp-africa.com Cuba reiterates support to right of Sahrawi people 10/27
appablog.wordpress.com Mauritanian Police, Gendarmes Study Border Management and Migration 10/27
allafrica.com Western Sahara: AU Staff Association Donates 50.000 $ to Assist Saharawi Victims of Floods in the Refugee Camps 10/27
stripes.com 3 crewmembers of crashed military helicopter rescued 10/23
stripes.com Spain: 3 crew of crashed military helicopter rescued 10/23
cp-africa.com Sahrawis’ Self-determination & Right to own Political status backed by UN 10/22
huffingtonpost.com The Unending Quest for Self-Determination in the Western Sahara 10/19
tamilguardian.com Algeria's UN representative stresses that Western Sahara conflict can be solved through Saharawi self determination 10/19
allafrica.com Algeria: Algeria's Representative to UN Pleads for Saharawi People's 'Fundamental' Right to Self-Determination 10/18
allafrica.com Western Sahara: President of Republic Supervises Opening Work of Judicial Year 2015-2016 10/18
tamilguardian.com Sri Lanka's peacekeeping forces 'boosting' country's image - military spokesperson 10/16
allafrica.com Algeria: Sellal Calls for Promoting Algerian Craft-Trade Products 10/16
english.pravda.ru Western Sahara: Focus on Freedom for Saharawi people 10/14
allafrica.com Africa: UN Called to Assume Responsibilities Towards Decolonization of Last Colony in Africa - President of Republic 10/13
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Live Is Waiting Best Documentary Award in Zimbabwean International Film Festival 10/13
pambazuka.net 40 years a refugee, for the love of freedom 10/07
dw.com The other side of the Moroccan Wall 10/07
english.pravda.ru Sidi Mohamed Dadach: "A hero in the Shade" 10/06
modernghana.com Readout of the Secretary-Generals meeting with H.E. Mr. Ramtane Lamamra, Minister of State, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria 10/05
allafrica.com Angola Urges UN to Accelerate Decolonization of Last Colony in Africa 10/05
allafrica.com Algeria: UN Secretary General Hails President Bouteflika for Algeria's Action to Restore Peace in Mali 10/05
af.reuters.com Morocco eyes boycott of Swedish companies over Western Sahara 10/02
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Saharawi Political Prisoner Sentenced to Four Years in Prison 10/01
reuters.com Morocco eyes boycott of Swedish companies over Western Sahara 10/01
appablog.wordpress.com Communiqué of 547th meeting of the PSC, at the level of Heads of State and Government, on the situation in Western Sahara 09/29
sputniknews.com Morocco Sends Ikea Packing Over Western Sahara Dispute 09/29
modernghana.com Morocco blocks opening of first Ikea 09/29
allafrica.com We Urge the United Nations to Finalize the Decolonization of Western Sahara, Says Mugabe 09/29
bbc.co.uk Morocco halts Ikea store opening 09/29
thisdaylive.com Buhari Urges World Leaders to Dismantle Safe Havens for Stolen Wealth 09/29
modernghana.com Readout of the Secretary-Generals meeting with H.E. Mr. Salaheddine Mezouar, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Morocco 09/28
telegraph.co.uk Moroccan authorities block IKEA store opening 09/28

Summary

Morocco has controlled Western Sahara since 1979. The Algeria-backed Polisario Front is pushing for its independence. Last active fighting was in 1991 but the status of the territory is not settled and approximately 100,000 refugees are living in Algeria.