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Arts & Culture - Screens
10/21/2022 3:30:52 PM
Morocco on Thursday suspended the screening licence of the hit film "Zanka Contact" for using a music track by a singer who backed independence for the disputed Western Sahara.

World - Africa
9/14/2022 10:10:22 PM
Kenya's new President William Ruto said on Wednesday the East African country was breaking diplomatic ties with the contested Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) in Western Sahara after talks with Morocco.

World - Region
8/21/2022 4:29:47 PM
Morocco's King Mohammed VI has called on his country's partners to "clarify" their position over the disputed Western Sahara territory and offer "unequivocal" support.

World - Region
7/18/2022 8:01:31 PM
Israel's army chief arrived in Morocco on Monday for meetings with senior defence officials, military sources said, as cooperation between the countries expands following a normalisation of ties.

World - Region
7/4/2022 11:23:59 PM
The United Nations envoy for Western Sahara, Staffan de Mistura, was on a visit to Morocco on Monday but has cancelled a planned trip to the disputed territory itself, the UN said.

World - Region
6/30/2022 12:04:03 PM
Spain has started sending natural gas supplies to Morocco through the Maghreb-Europe gas pipeline (GME) to ensure its energy security following a supply crisis with Algeria.

World - Region
6/8/2022 9:52:13 PM
Algeria said Wednesday it was suspending a decades-old co-operation treaty with Spain, after Madrid backed the position of the North African country's arch-rival Morocco on the disputed Western Sahara.

World - Africa
4/12/2022 10:35:13 AM
The Polisario independence movement on Sunday announced a "break" in contacts with the Spanish government in protest at its U-turn on the disputed territory of Western Sahara.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
3/30/2022 10:19:58 PM
Russia's invasion of Ukraine is having a "deadly" impact and threatening security in the Arab world, particularly through spiraling wheat prices, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in Algiers Wednesday.

World - Region
2/21/2022 10:58:28 PM
Morocco has established a new military zone bordering Algeria, a Moroccan military publication said Monday, amid mounting tensions between the two North African countries.

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 - 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
10/7/2021 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
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

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