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Sports - Africa
5/2/2024 7:26:02 PM
A soccer politics dispute between Algeria and Morocco over a map of disputed Western Sahara territory on a team jersey will go to a full appeal hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

World - International
11/21/2023 3:57:28 PM
The presence of United Nations peacekeepers, whose shortcomings can frustrate local populations, is not a "magic wand" for conflict zones, said their leader Jean-Pierre Lacroix, who supports an expanded tool kit to protect civilians in increasingly complex territory.

World - Region
8/22/2023 9:55:04 PM
Morocco's navy on Tuesday rescued nearly 200 migrants from sub-Saharan Africa in flimsy boats off the country's southern coast and Western Sahara, state media reported.

World - Region
7/18/2023 9:36:32 AM
Israel has decided to "recognise Morocco's sovereignty" over the disputed Western Sahara region, the royal office in Rabat announced Monday, citing a letter from the Israeli prime minister.

World - Region
2/1/2023 9:51:52 PM
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez arrived in Rabat on Wednesday for a visit aimed at mending ties following a deep diplomatic crisis between the two countries.

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.

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