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WESTERN SAHARA IN THE MEDIA
31.01.2017
The Guardian: Morocco rejoins African Union after more than 30 years
The country left the Union in 1984 after a row over the status of Western Sahara. Morocco's readmission brings hope of peace-building over the territoryMorocco has been readmitted to the African Union more than three decades after it left when the co ...
31.01.2017
BBC Africas: Western Sahara welcomes Morocco's African Union membership
Could Morocco's return to the African Union lead to an end to the 16-year Western Sahara impasse? ...
30.01.2017
BBC World: Morocco to rejoin African Union despite Western Sahara dispute
The African Union allows Morocco to rejoin decades after it left in protest over Western Sahara. ...
25.01.2017
BBC Africas: Using plastic bottles to build refugee homes
Tatah Brika, from Western Sahara, is building more durable homes for refugees by using two plentiful materials, plastic bottles and sand. ...
24.01.2017
BBC Africas: Western Sahara: Forty years in a refugee camp
Thousands of Sahrawis, natives of Western Sahara, have been living in refugee camps in Algeria for some 40 years. As the political deadlock continues, they face a cut in aid. ...
25.12.2016
BBC World: Ocean thrill
The disputed Western Sahara is a popular kitesurfing destination, even though conflict could resume. ...
23.05.2016
The Guardian: An insider's guide to El-Aain: camel convoys and revolutionary rappers
El-Aaiún (also known as Laâyoune) is the biggest city in the disputed territory of Western Sahara. It only sprang from the desert in the 1930sA sleepy, hospitable, mysterious city Continue reading... ...
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 ...





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