Several generations of Saharan refugees of Moroccan, Algerian and Mauritanian origin remain trapped in an old desert conflict. As a sand wall divides families and tribes in Western Sahara, an impasse over the territory's status …
“The E.U.’s interpretation of the legal opinion is preposterous,” Hans Corell, former legal counsel of the U.N. and the …
LUXEMBOURG - The European Union's fisheries deal with Morocco should be declared invalid because it includes Western Sahara, an adviser to the EU's top court said on Wednesday in the latest legal opinion on trade ties involving …
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Of all of the world’s forgotten conflicts (and there are plenty), that of Western Sahara, with its refugees tucked away in a remote desert, ranks as one of the most consigned to oblivion. But last month, the world’s top diplomat, UN Secretary …
Western Sahara is a territory in North-West Africa which was colonised by the Kingdom of Spain at the end of the 19th century. Based on a demand by Morocco it was added to the list of non-self-governing territories by the United Nations …
Prior to Spain’s colonisation of Western Sahara, this western part of the Sahara desert in North-West Africa had been historically inhabited by a society of desert nomads pasturing their herds of camels and growing crops. When Spain …
In what is possibly a first for the mainstream U.S. media, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof recently noted some of the parallels between Israel’s occupation of Palestinian lands and Morocco’s attempted annexation of Western
UNITED NATIONS, Aug. 12— The United Nations has proposed sending a peacekeeping force of about 2,000 soldiers and administrators to the Western Sahara as part of a plan for ending the war there between Morocco and the Polisario …
RABAT (Reuters) - A Moroccan solar project worth some $9 billion (6.6 billion euros) aimed at turning desert sun into lucrative power exports to Europe could be at risk as international lenders balk at plants planned for the disputed …
"They are really, really kind of forgotten, in the middle of nowhere," Bardem told ABC News' Christiane Amanpour. "That's what hurts the most, I would say." More than 165,000 refugees have fled their homes in Western Sahara, a former …