Western Sahara

Western Sahara: Polisario Front vs. Morocco See summary

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allafrica.com Somalia: Ugandan-AMISON Soldier Prosecuted Over Selling Ammunition 09/17
allafrica.com Egypt: Egyptian Killed in Libya South West of Tripoli - Mena 09/17
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Council of Ministers Warns of Influence of Moroccan Drugs On Security and Stability 09/17
allafrica.com Ugandan Police Arrests New Arrival Somalis 09/17
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Occupied Boujdour - Peaceful Protest Banned By Moroccan Forces 09/17
worldpoliticsreview.com Waiting for Disruption: The Western Sahara Stalemate 09/15
ennaharonline.com Western Sahara: Morocco continues its grave violations of human rights 09/15
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Cuba, Spain and Italy Donate 1,200 Tons of Sugar and Barley for Saharawi Refugees 09/11
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Preparatory Committee of the Saharawi Social Forum Holds Its Fourth Meeting 09/10
allafrica.com Morocco: Polisario Front Representative Received At Danish Foreign Ministry 09/10
hrw.org Morocco/Western Sahara: Fair Trials Elusive 09/09
allafrica.com Morocco: Polisario Front 14th Congress to Be Held Next Year - Official 09/04
allafrica.com Morocco: Polisario Front 'Strongly' Condemns Morocco's Theft of Saharawi Natural Resources 09/04
modernghana.com BBC Adds Raft Of New Programmes To Its Wealth Of Top Class Africa-Focused Content 09/03
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Young Saharawi Dies in Landmine Explosion Near Occupied Boujdour 08/28
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Moroccan Occupation Between Pressure of International Community, Saharawis' Fight 08/25
allafrica.com Morocco: Polisario Front Voices Concern About Moroccan Army Alert in Saharawi Occupied Territories 08/22
allafrica.com Morocco: Morocco "Exercises Pressure" On Ross, Attempts to Influence Him (ibrahim Ghali) 08/22
tamilguardian.com Switzerland sends peacekeepers to UN mission in Western Sahara 08/21
strategypage.com MALI: The Leftovers 08/21
allafrica.com Egypt: Sisi Discusses Governorates' Border Demarcation 08/19
modernghana.com Can UN And AU Special Envoys Shift W. Sahara Dispute From Bottleneck? 08/14
allafrica.com Western Sahara: International Community Called to Exert Pressure On Moroccan Occupier 08/13
allafrica.com Morocco: Sahrawi Human Rights Delegation Begins Visit in Saharawi Refugee Camps 08/13
allafrica.com West Africa: Relation Between Drugs, Organized Crime, Terrorism in Sahel Region Is 'Obvious,' Says an Expert 08/13
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Independent Saharawi State Is Prerequisite for Africa's Future Development, Says Diplomat 08/11
mg.co.za US-Africa summit: Zim shivers alone out in the cold 08/07
english.people.com.cn In pictures: China's assistance constructions in Mauritania 08/05
english.people.com.cn In pictures: China's assistance constructions in Mauritania 08/04
allafrica.com Morocco: Polisario Front Denounces Morocco's Hindrance to Negotiations and Ross Shuttle Tours - Official 07/24
tamilguardian.com Japanese politicians express support for Western Sahara self-determination 07/21
huffingtonpost.com U.S.-Africa Leaders' Summit: Let's Ensure it's on the Positive Side of History 07/20
modernghana.com Spain's King Felipe VI begins first visit to Morocco 07/14
cpj.org Morocco jails journalist over coverage of protests 07/08
af.reuters.com Morocco rejects African Union’s new special envoy for Western Sahara 07/02
allafrica.com Mozambique: Landmines - Maputo Conference Approves Two Reports Submitted By SADR 07/02
allafrica.com Morocco: Four Danish Municipalities Stop Purchase of Western Sahara Salt, Says WSRW 07/02
allafrica.com South Africa: ANC Asks Socialist International to Contribute in Supporting Saharawi Cause 07/02
realclearworld.com The Stateless Western Sahara 07/01
af.reuters.com Morocco rejects African Union’s new special envoy for Western Sahara 07/01
allafrica.com HM the King Congratulates DRC's President On Independence Day 07/01
allafrica.com Morocco: Ex-President Joaquim Chissano, New AU Special Envoy for Western Sahara 06/30
allafrica.com Western Sahara: President of Republic Holds Talks With AU African Heads of State and Government 06/30
allafrica.com Equatorial Guinea: Twenty-Third AU Ordinary Summit Wraps Up in Equatorial Guinea 06/30
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Egyptian Journalist Delegation for Bringing Saharawi Issue to Arab People's Attention 06/27
allafrica.com Africa: SADR Supports Lesotho Initiative On Nutrition in Africa 06/27
allafrica.com Central African Republic: Nation's Crisis Remains Forgotten 06/24
allafrica.com Guinea Bissau: Newly-Elected President of Guinea-Bissau Takes Office Monday 06/24
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Trial of Saharawi Political Prisoners Adjourned to 2 July 06/20
dailystar.com.lb Mauritania's Abdel Aziz: the strongman who took on Al-Qaeda 06/19
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Saharawi Children Celebrate African Child Day Under the Yoke of Colonialism, Says Brahim Ghali 06/19
allafrica.com Western Sahara: President of Republic Receives Spanish Parliamentary Delegation 06/18
allafrica.com Morocco: Polisario Regrets for Escalating Repression in Occupied Western Sahara 06/18
huffingtonpost.com A Moroccan's Week With the Polisario Front 06/04
allafrica.com Algeria: Algeria Will Continue to Stand By Saharawi People - Abdelmalek Sellal 06/04
allafrica.com Western Sahara: El Salvador Affirms Support to Sahrawis' Right to Self-Determination 06/03
modernghana.com Morocco's king urges partners to reactivate Maghreb Union 05/31
news24.com UN calls for wider use of surveillance drones 05/30
allafrica.com Africa: Africa Day - 'Some African Countries Still Under Colonial Rule' 05/27
allafrica.com Zimbabwe Reiterates Support of Sahrawi People's Right 05/27
allafrica.com Africa: AU Peace and Security Council Marks 10th Anniversary 05/27
allafrica.com Africa: ACHPR Condemns Human Rights Abuses Against Sahrawi People in Occupied Territories 05/26
allafrica.com Africa: ACHPR Adopts Resolution Calling for Respect of Human Rights in Occupied Territories (full Text) 05/26
livewire.amnesty.org Stop making excuses for sexual violence 05/20
aljazeera.com In Pictures: Cannes of the desert 05/18
modernghana.com Nigeria: US firm, others establish electricity transmission company 05/16
allafrica.com Algeria: Algeria Calls On EU to Support UN Efforts in Western Sahara 05/16
pambazuka.org Rise and shine, Saharawi campers 05/14
modernghana.com Amnesty urges Morocco to end 'total impunity' for torture 05/13
modernghana.com Canadian to head UN Western Sahara mission 05/12
strategypage.com COUNTER-TERRORISM: Islamic Terrorists Terrorize Islamic Terrorists 05/08
theeastafrican.co.ke US can keep military base in Djibouti for 30 more years 05/06
allafrica.com Africa: Saharawi People's Struggle Is Similar to That of South Africa, Says Nelson Mandela's Companion 05/02
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Prime Minister "Satisfied" With Security Council's Resolution 05/02
allafrica.com Nigeria: UN Security Council Passes Seven Resolutions, 11 Presidential Statements During Nigeria's Presidency - - Ogwu 05/02
modernghana.com Demonstrations dispersed during UN visit to W. Sahara 05/02
modernghana.com Polisario says UN resolution on Sahara 'not bad' 05/01
allafrica.com Western Sahara: More Than 70 Injured in Peaceful Demonstration in Occupied El Aaiun 05/01
tamilguardian.com UN extends peacekeeping mandate in Western Sahara without a rights monitoring mechanism 04/30
realclearworld.com Cold War in the Desert 04/30
globalsecurity.org Security Council extends UN Western Sahara mission through April 2015 04/29
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Saharawi Woman Present At Meeting of WIDF's Central Committee 04/29
nzherald.co.nz UN keeps force in Western Sahara for a year 04/29
reuters.com U.N. renews Western Sahara mission, but without rights monitors 04/29
modernghana.com UN rejects rights mandate for Western Sahara mission 04/29
allafrica.com Ambassador Ubbi Bachraya Warns of New Rwanda Genocide in Western Sahara 04/24
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Young Saharawi Dies in Landmine Explosion in Occupied Smara 04/24
allafrica.com Morocco: Washington Friends of Western Sahara to Host 10 Saharawi Refugee Children This Summer 04/24
punchng.com Guinea’s President seeks Morocco’s return to AU 04/23
punchng.com Guinea seeks Morocco’s return to AU 04/23
reuters.com U.S. Western Sahara draft urges respecting human rights, no U.N. monitors 04/23
modernghana.com UN to vote on moderate W. Sahara resolution next week 04/23
allafrica.com Western Sahara: President of Republic Expresses Condemnation At Visit of Ivorian Interior Minister to Dakhla Occupied City 04/22
english.pravda.ru Western Sahara: 23 years on, where is the Referendum? 04/22
news2.onlinenigeria.com Guinea seeks Morocco’s return to AU 04/22
allafrica.com Envoy of President of Republic Received By Nigerian President 04/21
allafrica.com Morocco: HM the King Receives in Dakhla Interior and Security Minister of Cote d'Ivoire 04/21
allafrica.com Tunisia: Cooperation in Military Training Centrepiece of Defence Minister-French Ambassador Talk 04/21
allafrica.com Morocco: UN Security Council Holds Consultations On Situation in Western Sahara 04/21


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.