Tag archive for ‘Sahara’
By admin On Friday, December 25th, 2020
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US to open consulate in disputed Western Sahara, Pompeo says

US to open consulate in disputed Western Sahara, Pompeo says Announcement comes just a few weeks after Donald Trump recognised Morocco’s sovereignty over the disputed territory MEE staff More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 16th, 2020
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Tunisia and Algeria try to cool tensions over Western Sahara

Tunisia and Algeria try to cool tensions over Western Sahara Tunisia’s former foreign minister provoked anger after blaming Algiers for pushing Morocco to normalise with Israel Yasmina More...

By admin On Sunday, December 13th, 2020
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US adopts ‘new official’ map of Morocco that includes Western Sahara

US adopts ‘new official’ map of Morocco that includes Western Sahara Washington’s ambassador to Rabat says map ‘recognises Morocco’s sovereignty’ over disputed territory More...

By admin On Friday, December 11th, 2020
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Trump hails Israel & Morocco establishing relations as ‘massive breakthrough’ – and recognizes Moroccan sovereignty over W. Sahara

Israel and Morocco have agreed to normalize their relations in a deal brokered by US President Donald Trump. The deal is the latest in a series of US-mediated agreements between Israel and the Muslim world. White More...

By admin On Thursday, December 10th, 2020
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Israel and Morocco to normalise ties as US recognises Rabat’s claim to Western Sahara

Israel and Morocco to normalise ties as US recognises Rabat’s claim to Western Sahara North African kingdom the fourth Arab state to build full diplomatic relations with Israel in four months  More...

By admin On Friday, November 13th, 2020
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Morocco launches military operation in Western Sahara buffer zone

Morocco launches military operation in Western Sahara buffer zone Army mobilisation into disputed region risks collapse of fragile ceasefire agreement MEE and agencies Fri, 11/13/2020 – More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 28th, 2020
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UAE to become first Arab state to open consulate in Morocco-controlled Western Sahara

UAE to become first Arab state to open consulate in Morocco-controlled Western Sahara The Moroccan King Mohammed VI welcomed the decision as “historic” MEE and agencies Wed, 10/28/2020 – More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 5th, 2020
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Israel lobbied US to recognise Moroccan control of Western Sahara: Report

Israel lobbied US to recognise Moroccan control of Western Sahara: Report Netanyahu is reported to have pushed the deal several times, which Israeli officials claimed would have benefited all sides  More...