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WESTERN SAHARA IN THE MEDIA
30.04.2016
NYT: U.N. Renews Mission in Western Sahara in Divisive Vote
A Security Council resolution renewed the peacekeeping mission but exerted little pressure on Morocco, which expelled dozens of United Nations workers last month. ...
27.04.2016
BBC Africas: Western Sahara warning over UN row
A conflict in the disputed territory of Western Sahara may flare up again if the UN's mission is not fully restored, an African Union envoy warns. ...
07.04.2016
WAPO: Morocco expels 8 foreigners over Western Sahara protests
Morocco's official news agency says eight foreigners have been expelled for supporting prisoners convicted for their roles in deadly protests in Western Sahara. ...
06.04.2016
The Guardian: Where does the $8bn UN peacekeeping budget go?
The United Nation's budget seems healthy, but across the world missions are facing alarming shortfallsThere are more than 100,000 peacekeepers wearing the blue helmet in 16 missions across the world, from Kosovo in eastern Europe to western Sahara in ...
29.03.2016
WAPO: UN "?to spare no effort' to restore Western Sahara mission
The United Nations says the secretary-general and his envoys are ready "to spare no effort" to restore the U.N. peacekeeping mission in the disputed Western Sahara to its full operation and end the controversy with Morocco " as calle ...
25.03.2016
WAPO: UN council wants Western Sahara mission fully restored
The U.N. Security Council announced its support for the U.N. peacekeeping mission in the disputed Western Sahara late Thursday, calling for the controversy between Morocco and the U.N. secretary-general to be addressed so the mission can resume full ...
25.03.2016
WAPO: UN council wants Western Sahara mission fully restored
The United Nations Security Council is calling for the controversy between Morocco and the U.N. secretary-general to be addressed so the peacekeeping mission in the disputed Western Sahara can resume full operation. ...
24.03.2016
WAPO: UN official: Western Sahara mission threatened with closure
A United Nations official is warning that the U.N. peacekeeping mission in the disputed Western Sahara will have to shut down unless Morocco reverses its unprecedented expulsion order. ...
22.03.2016
WAPO: UN closes military office in disputed Western Sahara
The United Nations says it has closed a military liaison office in the disputed Western Sahara after Morocco gave the U.N. observers there 72 hours to leave to protest remarks by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. ...
21.03.2016
WAPO: UN accuses Morocco over actions on Western Sahara mission
The United Nations is accusing Morocco of violating the U.N. Charter in ordering the withdrawal of U.N. civilians from the peacekeeping mission in the disputed Western Sahara and says the Security Council must take action. ...
20.03.2016
WAPO: UN workers ordered out of Morocco amid Ban spat
Morocco's government has ordered out scores of U.N. workers in Moroccan-held Western Sahara over an ongoing spat with the international organization. ...
17.03.2016
WAPO: Morocco resumes contact with European authorities
Morocco's government has announced its intention to resume contacts with the European Union amid disputes between the country and the international community over Western Sahara. ...
17.03.2016
WAPO: UN: Morocco orders 84 UN staffers to leave Western Sahara
Morocco has ordered 84 international staff members in the U.N. peacekeeping mission for Western Sahara to leave within three days, in protest at recent comments by the U.N. secretary-general about the disputed territory. The U.N. called the move &quo ...
16.03.2016
BBC Africas: Morocco threat over UN peacekeepers
Morocco threatens to pull its soldiers out of UN global peacekeeping missions after UN chief Ban Ki-moon refers to the "occupation" of Western Sahara. ...
16.03.2016
WAPO: Morocco cutting support for UN Western Sahara force
The Moroccan government is reducing its staff and support for the U.N. peacekeeping operation in the Western Sahara, to protest U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon's recent comments about the disputed territory. ...
15.03.2016
WAPO: UN chief angry at huge Morocco protest over Western Sahara
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is deeply disappointed and angry at the huge demonstration in Morocco against him over his remarks about the contested territory of Western Sahara " and astonished at the government's reaction, the United Nations s ...





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