Western Sahara has welcomed Morocco's readmission to the African Union, 32 years after members refused to withdraw support for the territory's independence. It was a "good opportunity" and "a chance to work together," a top Western
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The Sahrawi people protest against the continued occupation of Morocco in Western Sahara. Photo credit: ACCORD Despite its harsh climate and meager population, the Western Sahara has a unique history that has been an integral …
NEW YORK -- Nearly 40 years have passed since Morocco invaded and seized part of Western Sahara, a North …
RABAT/ALGIERS (Reuters) - A Moroccan phosphate ship has been held in a South African port by a complaint from Western Sahara Polisario movement that it transported cargo unlawfully from the disputed territory, a lawyer and …
Laayoune and Boucraa, Western Sahara — At the end of a pier stretching more than a mile-and-a-half into the Atlantic Ocean from Laayoune, a 75,000-ton tanker vessel rocks slowly in the ocean swells, creaking and groaning as it takes …
Protestors held up what looked like peace signs, but the symbol means “Free Western Sahara” to them. Whitney Shefte/The Washington Post That is now probably the case, because Moroccan citizens — whom the Moroccan …
Madrid (CNN)-- I first went to the Western Sahara in 2008 for the Sahara International Film Festival, the only one of its kind to take place in a refugee camp. I went there knowing only a little about the situation in that region, which has …
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South Africa has been accused of 'sabotaging' Morocco's commercial interests in Africa by seizing a vessel carrying phosphate mined by Morocco in Western Sahara. According to Moroccan media reports the legal action against the …
This month, US Congress passed the 2015 Appropriations Bill. Among other provisions, the new law strengthens US mandate for assistance to Morocco to be used in Western Sahara. The law says, “Funds appropriated under Title III of …
On Nov. 16, Ed Gabriel wrote a piece on The Hill’s Congress blog entitled “Solving 40-year Cold War conflict needs more than words.” While I agree that solving the Western Sahara conflict will require bold action by the United States and …