Western Sahara

Western Sahara: Polisario Front vs. Morocco See summary

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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
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Prime Minister Receives Chair of UNHCR Executive Committee 09/28
modernghana.com Readout of the Secretary-Generals meeting with H.E. Mr. Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, President of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania 09/26
africa-newsroom.com Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mr. Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, President of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania 09/25
english.pravda.ru Western Sahara: Saharawi presence at UN Human Rights Council 09/22
rt.com 12 killed, 10 injured in tourist convoy as Egyptian forces ‘hunting ISIS’ shoot Mexicans by mistake 09/13
euractiv.com Europe and the states which are not exactly states 09/11
app.com.pk Pakistani general appointed force commander of UN mission in Western Sahara 09/07
allafrica.com Drug Dealer Can Harldy Sit or Walk After Cops Bash Him for Implicating Soldier 08/11
allafrica.com Ogun Police Issue 'Shoot-At-Sight' Order Against Cultists, Human Parts Dealers 08/11
allafrica.com Nigeria: Centre Partners UNHCR on Song for IDPs 08/10
allafrica.com Saharawi Ambassador Holds Talks With Zimbabwean Officials 08/07
allafrica.com Uganda: Supreme Court Rules On Bride Price 08/06
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Sahrawi Govt Condemns Moroccan King 07/31
english.pravda.ru Texas, Novorossiya, Catalonia and Scotland to fight for independence from Moscow 07/30
allafrica.com Zimbabwe for Organization of Western Sahara Referendum As Soon As Possible 07/28
allafrica.com Nigeria Has Largest WAEC Malpractices in West Africa 07/27
cpj.org Blog: Moroccan king must allow Ali Lmrabet to practice journalism 07/24
allafrica.com President Mugabe Returns 07/22
allafrica.com Morocco: Frente Polisario Condemns Terrorist Attack Against Algerian Soldiers 07/21
allafrica.com Liberia: 'No New Ebola Case' - Govt 07/20
allafrica.com Nigeria: Military to Re-Strategize Operations Against Security Threats - COAS 07/19
allafrica.com Egypt: Army Says 3 Security Personnel Killed By "Random Shell" On North Sinai Checkpoint - Statement 07/19
allafrica.com Somalia: Somali President Extends Amnesty for Al Shabaab Fighters 07/19
allafrica.com Mali: UNESCO Refers Insurgent Destruction of Shrines to ICC 07/19
allafrica.com Western Sahara: EU Backs UN Efforts to Settle Conflict With Morocco 07/18
allafrica.com South Africa: Community Service Activities Mark Nelson Mandela Day 07/18
allafrica.com Malawi: Govt Hires British Lawyers for Cashgate 07/18
strategypage.com ALGERIA: Mysteries Of The Western Sahara 07/17
dailytrust.com.ng Buhari: Why I fired service chiefs 07/16
allafrica.com Agro-Processing Can Change Farmers' Fortunes 07/15
allafrica.com Algerian President Sends Message to Angolan Counterpart 07/13
allafrica.com Colleagues Say Mujuru Too 'Busy' to Attend Dzamara Prayer Meeting 07/12
allafrica.com Morocco: HM the King Inaugurates Youth Training & Integration Center in M'ghougha Neighbourhood in Tangier 07/11
allafrica.com Morocco: HM the King Inaugurates Center for Rural Women Training and Capacity Building in Province of Fahs-Anjra 07/11
allafrica.com South Africa: Human Rights Commission Welcomes High Court Judgment On Attachment Orders 07/11
allafrica.com Africa: 2015 Alkarama Award for Human Rights Defenders - Call for Nominations Now Open 07/10
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Family of Martyr Mohamed Lamine Haidala Renews Call for Investigation Into Assassination of Her Son 07/10
allafrica.com Ghana: Agbogloshie Rioters' Witnesses Absent in Court 07/10
allafrica.com Africa: Kingdom of Lesotho Assures Support for the Work of African Court On Human and Peoples' Rights 07/10
allafrica.com Morocco: Sahrawi Mother Tekbar Heddi Resumes Protest in Front of Moroccan Consulate in Las Palmas 07/06
reuters.com Morocco breaks up militant cell linked to Islamic State 07/02
allafrica.com Africa: 52 Years Since OAU Founding, Africa Still Colonized 07/01
allafrica.com Morocco: UN Committee of 24 Calls to Speed Up Decolonization Process in Western Sahara 06/26
allafrica.com Sex Work Law - a Landmark Ruling 06/24
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Kafana - New Spanish Documentary About the Situation in the Saharawi Refugee Camps 06/24
allafrica.com Africa: World Power Sector Emissions Seen Peaking in 2029 - Research 06/23
allafrica.com Africa: Western Sahara - Africa's Last Colony? 06/23
allafrica.com Africa: EU Launches Mediterranean Migrant Military Mission 06/23
allafrica.com Africa: Millions of Children Will Fall Behind Unless New UN Development Goals Focus On Most in Need - UNICEF 06/23
allafrica.com Africa: Stock Market - An Apparent for Ethiopia, Ethiopians and Ethiopian Economy 06/23
allafrica.com Africa: Western Indian Ocean's Pristine Ecosystems, Valued At U.S.$25 Billion Annually, Under Threat 06/23
english.pravda.ru Serious Human Rights violations by Morocco in Western Sahara 06/23
allafrica.com Algeria: UN Agencies in Algeria Urge Sustained Assistance for Sahrawi Refugees 06/23
allafrica.com Africa: IFC Supports Agrivision Africa's Plan to Revitalize Grain Production in Zambia 06/22
allafrica.com Tunisia: Fight Against Terrorism Requires Socio-Economic Approach - Farhat Horchani 06/21
allafrica.com Engineering Laboratory With Competence On Quality Works 06/20
allafrica.com Mozambique: Nyusi Criticises 'Failure to Exercise Power' 06/20
allafrica.com Mozambique: Prime Minister Meets U.S Transport Secretary 06/20
allafrica.com Mozambique: Sofala Governor Angered By Unfinished Work 06/20
allafrica.com South Africa: Zuma's SABC Appointments Dismissed As Praise Singers 06/20
allafrica.com Malawi: APM Promises Continued Working Relationship With Religious Communities 06/20
allafrica.com Morocco: AU Calls UN to Protect Western Sahara 06/20
allafrica.com Tunisia: Habib Essid Recommends Further Lowering Prices 06/20
allafrica.com Kenya: Ruto Says Government Not Targeting Kamba Community 06/20
allafrica.com Malawi: President Mutharika Appointed Global Champion for Heforshe Campaign 06/20
allafrica.com 12-Year-Old Girls Can Give Sexual Consent - Head Prosecutor 06/19
pambazuka.net 52 years since OAU founding, Africa still colonized 06/19
allafrica.com Morocco: European Court of Justice to Assess EU-Morocco Agri-Deal 06/19
pambazuka.net AU asks UN to set referendum date in Western Sahara 06/19
allafrica.com Morocco: African Union Calls UN to Set Date for Self-Determination Referendum in Western Sahara 06/18
allafrica.com Algeria: Council of Nation Adopts Unanimously Three Bills On Creation of Military Medals 06/16
allafrica.com Algeria: Western Sahara Continues to Suffer 'Throes of Colonialism From Another Age' 06/15
allafrica.com Algeria: Army Chief of Staff Pays Working, Inspection Visit to 3rd Military Region 06/15
english.pravda.ru More than two dozen Galicians on hunger strike 06/13
huffingtonpost.com State Department Clarifies Stance on Western Sahara, USAID Activities 06/09
dailytrust.com.ng ASUU wants Nigeria to cut ties with Morocco 06/08
dailytrust.com.ng ASUU to Buhari: Ban importation from Morocco now 06/07
tamilguardian.com Italy, Algeria and Lesotho back Saharawi self determination 06/05
aljazeera.com Western Sahara's struggle for freedom cut off by a wall 06/04
english.pravda.ru Western Sahara: Desperate mother on hunger strike over Morocco terror 06/04
allafrica.com Cuba Official Jets in Harare to strengthen Ties 06/04
allafrica.com Algeria: Prohibition of Chemical Weapons - Algeria, Very Active Member State Within OPCW 06/02
allafrica.com Decolonization of Western Sahara, Focus of International Conference in Abuja 06/02
dailytrust.com.ng NLC pickets Morocco embassy over Western Sahara 06/02
punchng.com AU, ASUU urge Morocco to free Western Sahara 06/02
allafrica.com Nigeria: 2,000 Pupils Enroll in Adamawa Safe Schools 05/30


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.