Western Sahara

Western Sahara: Polisario Front vs. Morocco See summary

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allafrica.com Morocco: Abduction of Sahrawi Political Prisoners From Prison of Ait Melloul 04/14
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Aminatou Haidar Concludes Her Visit to United States 04/14
modernghana.com UN must task W.Sahara peacekeepers with rights monitoring: HRW 04/14
modernghana.com Morocco king warns UN chief over W.Sahara 'dangers' 04/12
nzherald.co.nz UN chief wants human rights oversight in W. Sahara 04/11
modernghana.com UN chief urges independent rights monitoring in W.Sahara 04/11
af.reuters.com U.N. renews call for human rights monitoring in Western Sahara 04/11
modernghana.com UN chief urges independent W. Sahara rights monitoring 04/11
allafrica.com Western Sahara: UN Peacekeeping Force in Western Sahara Must Monitor Human Rights 04/11
aljazeera.com UN: Western Sahara needs rights monitors 04/11
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Aminatou Haidar Received By President of UN Security Council 04/10
allafrica.com Saharawi Ambassador Pays Courtesy Call On Speaker of Rwandan Chamber of Deputies 04/10
reuters.com U.N. renews call for human rights monitoring in Western Sahara 04/10
allafrica.com Ambassador Habib Boukhreis Received By President of Rwandan Senate 04/09
modernghana.com EU-Africa Summit May Lead To Increased Imperialist Interventions 04/07
online.wsj.com Corrections & Amplifications 04/06
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Saharawi Delegation Attends 17th Meeting of Mine Action Programme Directors and UN Advisors 04/04
modernghana.com Kerry in Morocco for security talks 04/03
ekklesia.co.uk MPs call on UN to monitor human rights in Western Sahara 04/03
allafrica.com Morocco: Morocco Cracks Down on Protesters 04/01
globalvoicesonline.org Documentaries from 29 Countries Are SIMA 2014 Finalists 03/31
realclearworld.com Botching North Africa 03/31
allafrica.com Morocco: Moroccan Forces Arrest Sahrawi Prominent Activist 03/28
dawn.com Move to downsize peace-keeping operations to affect Pakistan 03/25
allafrica.com Africa: World's Most Remote Film Festival Prepares for Another Run 03/21
allafrica.com Western Sahara: British Government Reaffirms Support of Saharawi People Right to Self-Determination 03/21
allafrica.com Algeria, Chad for UN Efforts to Resolve Western Sahara Conflict 03/20
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Situation of Saharawi Refugees 'Desperate', Says Mr. Koloko 03/19
modernghana.com Morocco seeks to pre-empt UN rights debate on W.Sahara 03/18
strategypage.com COUNTER-TERRORISM: Why Islamic Terrorists Hate Each Other 03/18
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Ten-Year-Old Saharawi Boy, New Victim of Landmine Blast 03/14
allafrica.com Angola Supports Just Cause of Saharawi People 03/14
allafrica.com SADR Embassy in Zimbabwe Launches Official Website 03/14
allafrica.com Zimbabwe Will Continue to Support Saharawi Cause, Confirms Minister 03/14
allafrica.com Morocco: Total's Operations in Western Sahara Under Ethics Probe By Norwegian Wealth Fund 03/14
magharebia.com Arab interior ministers unite against terrorism 03/13
allafrica.com Morocco: UN Refugee Agency Says Family Visit Flights Will Resume Next Month 03/13
allafrica.com Morocco: Polisario Front Welcomes Resumption of Confidence Building Measures 03/13
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Moroccan Army Fired Live Bullets On Herds of Saharawi Camels 03/12
allafrica.com Morocco: U.S. Oil Firm Creates Tension Over Western Sahara 03/12
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Visit Flights Between Separated Saharawi Families Resume Next April, Says UNHCR 03/12
globalsecurity.org Western Sahara: UN refugee agency says family visit flights will resume next month 03/12
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Saharawi Parliament Receives Government Programme On Saturday 03/11
csmonitor.com Whistle blowing on Nigeria's corruption: Will central banker's oil allegations reverberate? 03/11
english.pravda.ru Morocco "celebrates" International Women's Day beating Saharawi women 03/10
modernghana.com Cash-strapped Morocco courts US investment 03/10
allafrica.com Western Sahara: SADR Attends AU/ICRC's Workshop On Assistance for Landmine Victims 03/05
allafrica.com President of Republic Receives Nigerian Delegation 03/05
israelnationalnews.com South Africa Endorses Israel Apartheid Week 03/03
turkishpress.com S. Africa's ruling party endorses Israeli Apartheid Week 03/02
dw.de Two years, two months and nine days in hell 03/01
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Petition to Demand Extension of Minurso Mandate for Human Rights Monitoring 02/28
cfr.org Foreign Policy: The $20 Million Case for Morocco 02/28
allafrica.com Morocco: France Called to Positively Contribute in Facilitating Western Sahara Decolonization, Says PM 02/28
ennaharonline.com France called to change position on Western Sahara question 02/28
allafrica.com President Heads to Nigeria for International Summit On Human Security, Peace and Development 02/26
reuters.com France's Hollande steps in to calm row with Morocco 02/25
modernghana.com Thousands protest outside French embassy in Morocco 02/25
straitstimes.com France's Hollande steps in to calm diplomatic row with Morocco 02/24
ennaharonline.com Complaints of torture against Morocco 02/20
ennaharonline.com Children of clouds, a film on the Western Sahara conflict 02/19
allafrica.com Western Sahara: How Morocco Censors Sahrawis 02/18
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Spanish Judge to Extend Prosecution Against Senior Moroccan Military Officials 02/17
ennaharonline.com Boiling Western Sahara 02/17
yahoo.com Business leaders lament North Africa union's failure 02/17
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Moroccans Clash With Protesters 02/16
turkishweekly.net Diplomacy: Israel is from Venus, the EU from Mars 02/14
english.pravda.ru Saharawi: More atrocities by Morocco 02/13
allafrica.com Zimbabwe Concerned Over Morocco's Continued Occupation of Western Sahara 02/12
pambazuka.org The Tindouf refugee camps: A Moroccan’s reflections 02/05
north-africa.com European Investors Steer Clear from Moroccan Solar Projects in Disputed Western Sahara Territory 02/05
allafrica.com Angola Wants Western Sahara in African Union Priorities 01/31
allafrica.com Africa: Review - Soutak, Aziza Brahim 01/31
allafrica.com Morocco: Why I'm a Moroccan Standing With the Sahrawi People 01/30
allafrica.com Angola to Work On Return of Morocco to African Union 01/30
allafrica.com President of Republic in Addis Ababa for African Union Summit 01/29
magharebia.com New push to end Western Sahara stalemate 01/29
allafrica.com Algeria, Ethiopia for UN Efforts to Find Settlement to Western Sahara Conflict 01/29
modernghana.com Broken Families: A Western Saharan Man Becomes A Leader For His People’s Struggle For Justice 01/28
modernghana.com UN Western Sahara envoy in Morocco on latest peace push 01/27
realclearworld.com A Forgotten Human Rights Tragedy 01/24
hrw.org Morocco/Western Sahara: Rights Promises Outpace Progress 01/21
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Ali Benflis Committed to Supporting Organization of Self-Determination Referendum in Western Sahara 01/20
allafrica.com Morocco: Copenhagen International Conference On Western Sahara Supports the Right of the Saharawi People to Self-Determination 01/20
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allafrica.com Western Sahara: Saharawi Political Prisoner Starts Open Hunger Strike 01/17
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Murcia to Dispatch Medical Missions to Saharawi Refugee Camps 01/17
allafrica.com Angola Beat Morocco in Debut Match 01/17
allafrica.com Western Sahara: President of Republic Demands "Urgent Action" By UN to Protect Saharawi Civilians 01/17
allafrica.com Western Sahara: Saharawi State Ready to Contribute to African Standby Force, Says Defense Minister 01/16
rising.globalvoicesonline.org Saharawi Voice: Stories from the Last African Colony 01/14
realclearworld.com Time to Focus on Western Sahara 01/07
euractiv.com Western Sahara dispute dims Morocco’s solar hopes 01/03
allafrica.com Morocco: EU-Morocco Fisheries Agreement, Scandalous and Disgraceful 01/02
allafrica.com Morocco: Christopher Ross Meets Sahrawi and Moroccan Parties in January 01/02
allafrica.com Morocco: AU Commission On Peace and Security Calls to Encounter Challenges to Peace in Western Sahara 01/02
nytimes.com Tensions High in Western Sahara Despite New Plan 01/01
allafrica.com New SADR Ambassador Accredited to Republic of Angola 12/30
huffingtonpost.com Obama Ignores Morocco's Illegal Occupation and Human Rights Abuses 12/22
nytimes.com Kazakhstan to Join U.N. Peacekeeping for First Time 12/20

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.