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World - Region
11/23/2021 9:10:37 PM
Israel's defense minister headed to Morocco on Tuesday for an official visit to cement security ties just ahead of the first anniversary of their agreement to establish full diplomatic relations.

World - Africa
11/16/2021 12:11:39 PM
Antony Blinken was heading Tuesday on his first trip as secretary of state to sub-Saharan Africa, hoping to demonstrate a broad commitment focused on democracy and climate change even as crises in Ethiopia and Sudan put security front and centre.

World - Africa
11/13/2021 1:54:52 PM
The idea was striking in its ambition: African countries aimed to plant trees in a nearly 5,000-mile line spanning the entire continent, creating a natural barrier to hold back the Sahara Desert as climate change swept the sands south.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
11/9/2021 9:15:10 PM
Ahmed Eleiba explains the role of the Sahel and Sahara Counter-terrorism Centre which opened this week in Cairo

World - Region
11/7/2021 1:53:18 PM
Morocco's King Mohamed VI said Saturday that Western Sahara is "not negotiable", as tensions flared with Algeria over the disputed territory.

World - Africa
11/6/2021 9:48:38 PM
Italian President Sergio Mattarella has called for "due account to be paid to the rights of the Sahrawi people" in an "equitable" and UN-brokered solution to the Western Sahara conflict.

World - Region
10/21/2021 10:14:48 PM
As a glowing sun sank behind the sandy barrier that cuts across the disputed territory of Western Sahara, Sidati Ahmed's battalion launched two missiles that sizzled through the air and then followed with an artillery attack.

World - Region
10/18/2021 11:06:48 PM
The Moroccan navy has rescued 310 Europe-bound migrants in the past three days, a military official said on Monday.

World - Region
10/7/2021 2:53:58 PM
Algeria, the main backer of Western Sahara's Polisario Front independence movement, called on Morocco Thursday to withdraw from a key buffer zone, after the United Nations named a new envoy.

World - Region
9/29/2021 5:58:01 PM
The EU's top court on Wednesday cancelled two trade deals that had allowed Morocco to export farm products and fish to the bloc from the disputed Western Sahara, a ruling hailed by the Polisario independence movement.

World - Region
9/15/2021 7:48:31 PM
Since a ceasefire with the Polisario in 1991, Morocco has controlled around 80 percent of the Western Sahara, where it has poured investment into development projects

World - Region
8/24/2021 5:49:21 PM
The 438 migrants, most of them from sub-Saharan Africa, were given first aid before being taken to the nearest Moroccan port, an officer told the state-run MAP news agency late Monday.

World - Africa
7/8/2021 1:07:25 PM
France is preparing to reduce its military presence here in West Africa's Sahel region, the vast area south of the Sahara Desert where extremist groups are fighting for control

World - Region
7/2/2021 5:03:50 PM
The position has been vacant since May 2019, when former German president Horst Kohler stepped down, officially for health reasons

World - Region
6/2/2021 5:50:29 PM
Morocco has denounced Spain, a strategic partner, for allowing Ghali to secretly enter the country. Morocco considers Ghali, 71, to be a terrorist

World - Region
6/2/2021 11:18:21 AM
The Western Sahara independence movement leader was planning to fly to Algeria from Pamplona at 1:40 a.m. local time on Wednesday, sources said

World - Region
6/1/2021 7:29:43 PM
The Polisario leader is facing two investigations in Spain

World - Region
6/1/2021 6:31:15 PM
The military training 'marks the consecration of American recognition of the Moroccan Sahara', Prime Minister Saad-Eddine El Othmani said on Twitter last week

World - Region
5/30/2021 10:41:17 AM
The leader of Western Sahara's independence movement, whose presence in Spain has angered the Moroccan government, will appear before a Spanish court Tuesday to answer allegations of torture and genocide

World - International
5/26/2021 11:14:47 AM
Moroccan government said that it won't reinstate its ambassador to Madrid if Ghali leaves Spain with the same secrecy used for his arrival in mid-April and without answering for genocide allegations

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