Western Sahara

Western Sahara: Polisario Front vs. Morocco See summary

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un.org Security Council extends UN Western Sahara mission through April 2016 04/28
af.reuters.com UN renews Western Sahara force without changes Africans wanted 04/28
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allafrica.com Angolan Linguist At Conference On Designing of Monolingual Dictionaries in Morocco 04/23
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reuters.com Western Sahara's Polisario threatens to review U.N. cooperation 04/22
allafrica.com Dr Tedros Confers With the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Mozambique 04/22
modernghana.com UN seeks to step up Western Sahara negotiations 04/21
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allafrica.com Western Sahara: New Report Documents Extensive Human Rights Violations in Western Sahara 04/20
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cnn.com Toy soldiers? Look again 04/17
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allafrica.com Angola and Morocco Discuss Environmental Cooperation 04/16
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pambazuka.net No oil drilling in Western Sahara 04/15
allafrica.com Algeria: UN Calls On Political-Military Movements of Northern Mali to Sign Algiers' Agreement 04/13
allafrica.com Morocco: Morocco Jails Press Freedom Advocate Hicham Mansouri 04/13
modernghana.com Rabat 'conscience clear' on Western Sahara 04/13
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tamilguardian.com Ban Ki Moon urges political solution which ensures Saharawi self-determination 04/13
af.reuters.com UN wants "understanding" of Western Sahara human rights situation 04/11
modernghana.com Morocco slams Spanish judge's ruling on Western Sahara 04/11
news2.onlinenigeria.com Morocco Bus Crash,Children Among 31 Killed In Crash 04/10
tamilguardian.com Spanish judge orders extradition of Moroccan officials for genocide 04/10
aljazeera.com Dozens of athletes killed in Morocco road collision 04/10
reuters.com U.N. wants 'understanding' of Western Sahara human rights situation 04/10
myaccount.nytimes.com Spanish Judge Accuses Moroccan Former Officials of Genocide in Western Sahara 04/10
bbc.co.uk Athletes die in Morocco collision 04/10

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.