Since its access to independence in 1956, Morocco has considered Spanish Sahara to be part of its pre-colonial territory, and Spain had largely decolonized its foreign holdings, including much of Spanish Morocco, but had retained the Spanish Sahara. In 1958, the Moroccan Army of Liberation fought the Spanish forces in the Ifni War. After support from France, Spain regained control of the region but returned the region of Cape Juby to Morocco. Morocco however continued to claim Ifni, Saguia el-Hamra and Rio De Oro and several other regions (Mauritania, western parts of Algeria and northern part of Mali) colonized by France. During the 1960s, Morocco succeeded in getting Spanish Sahara to be listed on the list of territories to be decolonized, and on December 20, 1966, United Nations General Assembly Resolution 2229 called on Spain to hold a referendum on self-determination in the region.
These countries and the entire Sahara area are vast. For example, Algeria is four times the size of France or three times the size of Texas. The Sahara is roughly the same size as the United States, and the trip covered 10,000 miles (16,000 kilometres) and lasted three months.
A book by the same name written by Palin was published to accompany the series. This book contained both Palin's text and many pictures by Basil Pao, the stills photographer on the team. Basil Pao also produced a separate book of the photographs he took during the journey, Inside Sahara, a large coffee-table style book printed on glossy paper.
Sahara is a Bollywoodfilm. It was released in 1943. The film is directed by Jagatrai Pesumal Advani for Vaswani Art productions. It had music composed by Gobind Ram. The film starred Renuka Devi, Narang, Pran, Meena Shorey and Sharda
The film's tagline is "She challenged the desert, its men, their passions and ignited a bold adventure."
The setting is in the year 1927. After her father dies, a young American heiress, Dale disguises herself as a man and takes the place of her father in an international car race through the Sahara. Dale is taken prisoner by Rasoul, but is rescued by Jaffar. However, more trouble awaits her before she can finish the race. Dale falls in love with Jaffar and marries him. Rasoul ends up dying in the end. She wins the race, becoming the first woman to win this international car race.
...Mountains makes Morocco one of the largest drug exporters (to the world) and although the top quality product is primarily destined for Europe, the majority of quality hashish lower crosses southern Morocco and WesternSahara to supply markets in Mauritania and northern Mali “.
An archway in the entrance of Dakhla carries an image of Morocco's King Mohammed VI, in WesternSahara, Monday, Dec ... plans to open a consulate in Western Sahara mark a turning point for the disputed and closely policed territory ... A fruit vendor wearing a face mask waits for clients in a daily market in Dakhla, Western Sahara, Monday, Dec.
West Africa’s Polisario Front has finally initiated legal action in its efforts to prevent what it says are illegal shipments of phosphate rock from Morocco-controlled WesternSahara to the lush fertilizer-fed grasslands of New Zealand ... Western Sahara to assert its independence.
The Trump administration is also reportedly considering recognizing Morocco’s claim to disputed territory in WesternSahara in exchange for the country reopening relations with Israel... to recognize Morocco’s sovereignty over Western Sahara, in exchange for Rabat reestablishing relations with Israel after suspending them in 2000.
The two countries also signed a political declaration, in addition to an exchange of letters on an understanding on dispute settlement and a mutual agreement on the access of all the Moroccan products, including those from the WesternSahara, to the UK market.
... of Morocco’s desert region, with the high rolling dunes of the Sahara seen in the background ... Exotic spices on sale in the ancient market of the city of Rissani, the oldest capital in Morocco, located in the desert region close to the Western Sahara.
This also includes super markets selling sardines and fishes from Morocco because 92% of these fishes are stolen from the WesternSahara coast,” he said ... which allegedly seized Western Sahara and imposed its rule after former colonial power Spain left Western Sahara.
When it comes to nutrients that we apply to our fields to grow plants, phosphorus is unique ... Some places with phosphate resources are located in conflict areas such as the WesternSahara, and some are largely excluded from the international market to satisfy national demands such as China’s phosphate mines ... That begs the question ... Read ... .