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Algeria suspends Spain treaty, bars imports over Western Sahara

Reuters 09 Jun 2022
ALGIERS/MADRID, June 8 (Reuters) - Algeria suspended a 20-year-old friendship treaty with Spain that committed the two sides to cooperation in controlling migration flows, and also banned imports from Spain, escalating a row over Madrid's stance on Western Sahara.
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Amnesty demands Morocco probe 'assaults' on women activists

The New Arab 27 May 2022
The demonstrations took place on April 15-16 in Boujdour, Western Sahara, and the women were allegedly targeted in separate incidents. Conflict in Western Sahara -- a territory that boasts rich Atlantic fishing waters and access to West African markets -- has for decades pitted Morocco against the Polisario Front, a Sahrawi independence movement.
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Algeria denies, refuses mediation to end Morocco crisis

The New Arab 22 May 2022
Why is Spain wading into Morocco and Algeria's rivalry over Western Sahara? ... The two are in deadlock over the Western Sahara dispute – a desert territory of ... The Western Sahara boasts rich Atlantic fishing waters, phosphate resources and a route to lucrative markets in West Africa.
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De Mistura plans tour in new quest for Western Sahara settlement

The Arab Weekly 22 Apr 2022
UN envoy to Western Sahara Staffan de Mistura announced his intent to undertake a second tour in ... Western Sahara, with rich Atlantic fishing waters and access to key markets in West Africa, is 80 percent controlled by Morocco but considered a “non-autonomous territory” by the UN.
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Algeria demands Western Sahara 'clarifications' from Madrid

The New Arab 19 Apr 2022
Algeria announced Monday that the return of its ambassador to Madrid depends on "clarifications" from Spain regarding its recent policy u-turn on the disputed Western Sahara ... Western Sahara boasts rich Atlantic fishing waters, phosphate resources and a route to lucrative markets in West Africa.
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Algeria says return of ambassador depends on ‘clarifications’ from Spain

The Arab Weekly 19 Apr 2022
Algeria announced Monday that the return of its ambassador to Madrid depends on “clarifications” from Spain regarding its recent policy U-turn on the disputed Western Sahara ... Western Sahara boasts rich Atlantic fishing waters, phosphate resources and a route to lucrative markets in West Africa.
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After crisis, Spanish PM to meet Morocco's king

Urdu Point 05 Apr 2022
Ghali's Polisario Front has fought since the 1970s for the independence of Western Sahara, a desert region bigger than Britain that was a Spanish colony until 1975 ... Western Sahara, with rich Atlantic fishing waters and access to key markets in West Africa, is 80 percent controlled by Morocco but considered a "non-autonomous territory" by the UN.
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Morocco seeks to impose solution in Western Sahara conflict

Urdu Point 31 Mar 2022
... Western Sahara conflict, even at the cost of a falling out with its allies, analysts say ... Western Sahara, with rich Atlantic fishing waters and access to key markets in West Africa, is 80 percent controlled by Morocco but considered a "non-autonomous territory" by the UN.
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Boosted by diplomatic gains, Morocco pushes claim to Western Sahara

The Arab Weekly 31 Mar 2022
Morocco and the Polisario Front, a separatist movement backed by Algeria, have been locked for decades in a bitter struggle over the Western Sahara ... Western Sahara, with rich Atlantic fishing waters and access to key markets in West Africa, is 80 percent controlled by Morocco but considered a “non-autonomous territory” by the UN.
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Investments boost pace of Morocco’s development projects in Western Sahara

The Arab Weekly 15 Feb 2022
The project shows the increasing interest of Polish businessmen into creating a presence in the Western Sahara region, which offers an opportunity for international businesses to easily access African markets ... "Our Moroccan branch in the city of Laayoune will soon expand into the African market.
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10 African Queens You Should Know About

The Grio 06 Feb 2022
The reign of Amina occurred at a time when the city-state of Zazzau was at the crossroads between three major trade corridors of northern Africa, connecting the region of the Sahara with the remote markets of the southern forest lands and the western Sudan.
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Sahara Hookah Lounge is a place for celebrations

The Buffalo News 19 Dec 2021
Sponsored by Sahara Hookah Lounge ... With a reputation for high-quality tobacco and an extensive hookah sanitation program (including a 30-minute cleaning between each use), it’s easy to understand why Sahara Hookah Lounge and Hookah Chat stand out from similar businesses in the Western New York market ... Sahara Hookah Lounge.
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An unjust transition: Energy, colonialism and extractivism in occupied Western Sahara

Resilience 11 Nov 2021
Morocco currently markets itself as ‘[t]he African leader in the development of renewable energy in Africa’.40 In doing so, it greenwashes its occupation of Western Sahara.
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Speakers Addressing Fourth Committee Report Rights Violations in Tindouf Camps, Differ over Morocco’s Role, Continuing Consideration of Western Sahara

Reliefweb 08 Oct 2021
Petitioners described human rights violations faced by women in Sahrawi refugee camps, as the Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) continued its hearing of petitioners on the question of Western Sahara today in the context of its consideration of items related to decolonization ... Petitioners on Western Sahara.
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Fruit Vegetables EUROPE asks the EU Commission to act against the EU-Morocco agreement

Fresh Plaza 22 Jun 2021
... of the tomatoes grown in Western Sahara ... Finally, according to Wim Rodenburg of DPA, “The origin of the tomatoes cultivated in Western Sahara should be monitored by the EU and special labeling should be put in place to distinguish the products from Morocco and Western Sahara.
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