Western Sahara

Western Sahara: Polisario Front vs. Morocco See summary

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voanews.com Morocco Accuses AU Chief of Obstructing Readmission 11/30
huffingtonpost.com When Floods Came To The Desert -- An Appeal For Climate Justice 11/21
bbc.co.uk Western Sahara opposes Morocco's African Union bid 11/10
allafrica.com Algeria: Occupied Western Sahara - Moroccan Forces Suppress Peaceful Sahrawi Demonstration in El-Ayun 11/07
modernghana.com Moroccan king reaches out to African leaders in Senegal 11/06
reuters.com Western Sahara standoff fuels tensions, diplomatic scramble 11/03
appablog.wordpress.com Western Saharan refugees face looming food shortage, UN agencies warn in appeal for donor support 11/03
un.org Western Saharan refugees face looming food shortage, UN agencies warn in appeal for donor support 11/02
allafrica.com East Africa: Tanzania, Morocco Sign Over 20 Bilateral Agreements 10/25
allafrica.com Africa: Coming in From the Cold - Morocco Returns to Africa 10/25
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Western Sahara - Polisario Denounces Morocco's Hindrances to Talks Process 10/24
allafrica.com East Africa: Morocco Lobbies East Africa for Re-Entry Into AU 10/24
theeastafrican.co.ke Morocco lobbies East Africa for re-entry into the African Union 10/22
businessdailyafrica.com Morocco king seeks support for AU bid in East Africa 10/20
allafrica.com Moroccan King On State Visit in Rwanda 10/20
theeastafrican.co.ke Morocco king seeks support for AU bid in East Africa 10/20
modernghana.com UN peacekeeping chief to visit Western Sahara 10/18
huffingtonpost.com The Battles for Dabiq & Mosul: Not the Beginning of the End of ISIS, but the End of Its Beginning 10/18
stripes.com UN peacekeeping chief to visit disputed Western Sahara 10/18
allafrica.com Tanzania: Opposition Protesting Moroccan King's Possible Visit 10/13
allafrica.com Africa: Algeria Calls for Resumption of Western Sahara Talks 10/11
dw.com Moroccans vote as elections pit Islamists against liberals 10/07
euractiv.com Western Sahara needs more from the EU 10/07
foxnews.com Polisario Front warns it's closer to conflict with Morocco 10/04
allafrica.com Morocco: Making Sense of the Recent Tension in Western Sahara 09/26
allafrica.com Western Sahara: EU to Support Any Political Solution Allowing Sahrawi People's Self-Determination 09/25
foxnews.com Morocco asks to re-join African Union after 4 decades 09/23
pravdareport.com California to leave US under Crimean scenario 09/20
allafrica.com Africa: Legal Analysis of EU-Morocco Trade Deal Leaves Western Sahara in Limbo 09/16
hosted.ap.org Judge: EU-Morocco pacts not applicable to Western Sahara 09/13
euractiv.com EU court lawyer says decision to stop EU-Morocco trade deal was wrong 09/13
af.reuters.com Morocco says to keep clearing road at Western Sahara border, despite tensions 09/01
af.reuters.com Morocco, Polisario standoff escalates Western Sahara tensions 08/31
ekklesia.co.uk UN chief expresses concern over tensions in Western Sahara 08/29
africa-newsroom.com UN Secretary-General on Western Sahara 08/29
chinadaily.com.cn UN chief concerned over tension in Western Sahara 08/29
app.com.pk UN chief ‘deeply concerned’ over tension in Western Sahara 08/29
foxnews.com UN document says Morocco violated Western Sahara cease-fire 08/29
un.org Ban 'deeply concerned' over tensions in south-western Western Sahara 08/28
allafrica.com Africa: King Affirms Africa As 'Top Priority' in Moroccan Foreign Policy 08/23
african-union.africa-newsroom.com The African Union Exhibits Key Achievements in Humanitarian Action at the First World Humanitarian Summit Exhibition held In Turkey Istanbul 08/18
foxnews.com Morocco accused of cease-fire violation in Western Sahara 08/16
timesofindia.indiatimes.com India backs Morocco's move to rejoin African Union 08/09
vanguardngr.com Butchers of Juba 08/05
realclearworld.com Why Morocco Wants Back in the African Union 07/28
allafrica.com Africa: Saharawi, Zambia - May the Truth Be Known! 07/28
af.reuters.com UN Western Sahara mission still recovering from Morocco dispute 07/27
allafrica.com Western Sahara: UN Security Council Calls for Resumption of Polisario-Morocco Talks 07/27
foxnews.com UN: Western Sahara peacekeeping not fully operational 07/26
allafrica.com Africa: World Must Not Tolerate Genocide Ideology - Sahrawi Leader 07/20
allafrica.com Africa: AU Terms Must Apply in Readmitting Morocco 07/20
allafrica.com Africa: Kigali Summit Marks Shift in How AU Does Business 07/19
allafrica.com Africa: Morocco Asks to Rejoin the African Union After 32 Years 07/19
allafrica.com Africa: African Union Stresses Support to Western Sahara People's Self-Determination 07/19
aljazeera.com Morocco asks to rejoin the African Union after 32 years 07/18
monitor.co.ug Morocco wants to rejoin African Union 07/18
globalsecurity.org Morocco announces bid to rejoin African Union after 32 years 07/18
foxnews.com Morocco asks to rejoin African Union after leaving in anger 07/18
af.reuters.com UPDATE 1-Morocco asks to rejoin African Union as seeks backing over Western Sahara 07/18
dw.com Morocco wants to return to African Union 07/18
allafrica.com Morocco: King Questions AU's Stance on Western Sahara 07/18
bbc.co.uk Morocco seeks to rejoin African Union after 32 years 07/17
stripes.com UN staff returning to Western Sahara following spat 07/17
bbc.co.uk Morocco seeks to rejoin African Union after Western Sahara row 07/15
allafrica.com Western Sahara: UN Staffers Return After Spat With Morocco 07/15
voanews.com Moroccan Envoy Meets with Kenyan President Over Rejoining African Union 07/15
foxnews.com UN staff returning to Western Sahara following spat 07/14
dw.com UN staffers return to Western Sahara after spat with Morocco 07/14
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Newly Elected Sahrawi Leader Sworn In 07/11
sudantribune.com Moroccan King invites Sudan’s Bashir to visit Rabat 07/11
nzherald.co.nz Polisario independence movement picks chief close to Algeria 07/10
af.reuters.com Western Sahara's Polisario names new leader - state media 07/09
stripes.com A yellow fever epidemic in Angola could turn into a global crisis 06/26
jamestown.org Political Stalemate Heightens Appeal of Religious Extremism for Western Sahara Youth 06/24
allafrica.com Africa: What Next for Western Sahara? 06/21
allafrica.com Algeria: Humanitarian Aid to Sahrawi Refugees - Donor Countries to Meet in Geneva in July 06/20
dailytrust.com.ng Morocco offers to let some UN Western Sahara mission staff back 06/19
af.reuters.com Morocco offers to let some UN Western Sahara mission staff back 06/18
af.reuters.com Morocco offers to let some UN Western Sahara mission staff back 06/17
ww4report.com Media confusion on passing of Polisario leader 06/09
euractiv.com Morocco urges Brussels to end farm pact deadlock 06/09
allafrica.com Information, Media Minister Mushohwe Mourns Saharawi Leader 06/07
huffingtonpost.com Death in the Polisario Front 06/07
reuters.com Sahrawis, officials pay tribute to Western Sahara leader 06/04
af.reuters.com Western Sahara independence movement at crossroads after Polisario chief's death 06/03
myaccount.nytimes.com Mohammed Abdelaziz, Advocate of an Independent Western Sahara, Dies at 68 06/02
economist.com A forgotten leader of a lost cause 06/02
allafrica.com VP Mnangagwa Mourns Saharawi Leader 06/02
allafrica.com Morocco: Longtime Western Sahara Independence Leader Dies 06/01
dailytrust.com.ng Polisario Front leader Mohamed Abdelaziz dies 06/01
appablog.wordpress.com AU mourns with Saharawi People following the death of President Mohamed Abdelaziz 06/01
appablog.wordpress.com Secretary-General on the death of Mohamed Abdelaziz 06/01
un.org Ban ‘saddened’ by death of Polisario Front leader 06/01
turkishweekly.net Zuma, African Union mourn Western Sahara leader 06/01
nzherald.co.nz Western Sahara independence movement leader Abdelaziz dies 05/31
aljazeera.com Polisario Front leader Mohamed Abdelaziz dies 05/31
af.reuters.com Leader of Western Sahara Polisario dies after illness -news service 05/31
nzherald.co.nz Polisario Front announces that head of the Western Sahara independence movement dies 05/31
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Polisario Front Leader Dies 05/31
euronews.com Polisario leader's death announced 05/31


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.