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Polisario leader's death announced

68-year-old Mohamed Abdelaziz led a decades-long fight for independence in the disputed territory of Western Sahara.

68-year-old Mohamed Abdelaziz led a decades-long fight for independence in the disputed territory of Western Sahara.

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Spanish fishermen slam pact end with Morocco

Spanish fishermen have condemned the European Union’s rejection of an extension of a fishing agreement with Morocco. EU lawmakers dismissed a fresh

Spanish fishermen have condemned the European Union’s rejection of an extension of a fishing agreement with Morocco. EU lawmakers dismissed a fresh

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Morocco slams EU W.Sahara resolution

The European Union’s call for a UN investigation into violence in Western Sahara has provoked a mixed reaction in Morocco. At least 11 people were

The European Union’s call for a UN investigation into violence in Western Sahara has provoked a mixed reaction in Morocco. At least 11 people were

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UN Security Council 'deplores' Sahara raid

The UN Security Council on Tuesday deplored a deadly Moroccan police raid on a squatter camp in Western Sahara but the Council failed to back rebel

The UN Security Council on Tuesday deplored a deadly Moroccan police raid on a squatter camp in Western Sahara but the Council failed to back rebel

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Protest to hold Morocco accountable over deaths

Several thousand people have protested in Madrid against Morocco over recent violence in Western Sahara. It follows last Monday’s dismantling by

Several thousand people have protested in Madrid against Morocco over recent violence in Western Sahara. It follows last Monday’s dismantling by

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UK and Spain press Morocco on Sahara raid

Britain has called for an end to violence in the disputed territory of Western Sahara, after a raid on Monday by Moroccan security forces on a

Britain has called for an end to violence in the disputed territory of Western Sahara, after a raid on Monday by Moroccan security forces on a

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Violence overshadows Western Sahara peace talks

Morocco and the Polisario Front have rejected each other’s proposals on the future of Western Sahara after violence overshadowed talks. The latest

Morocco and the Polisario Front have rejected each other’s proposals on the future of Western Sahara after violence overshadowed talks. The latest

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Western Sahara: breaking the deadlock

There is neither peace nor war in Western Sahara. The frozen conflict in the former Spanish colony seemed almost forgotten, until violent clashes

There is neither peace nor war in Western Sahara. The frozen conflict in the former Spanish colony seemed almost forgotten, until violent clashes

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No breakthrough on Western Sahara talks

Talks over the disputed region of Western Sahara have ended in New York with Morocco and the Polisario Front agreeing to meet again in Geneva next

Talks over the disputed region of Western Sahara have ended in New York with Morocco and the Polisario Front agreeing to meet again in Geneva next

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Western Sahara talks will continue despite clashes

Despite some of the worst violence seen in the long running dispute over Western Sahara, UN-brokered talks in New York are set to resume in

Despite some of the worst violence seen in the long running dispute over Western Sahara, UN-brokered talks in New York are set to resume in

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Western Sahara: the long road to deadlock

Western Sahara is Africa’s longest running territorial dispute.   In 1975, Morocco sent in 350-thousand of its citizens on the so-called ‘Green

Western Sahara is Africa’s longest running territorial dispute.   In 1975, Morocco sent in 350-thousand of its citizens on the so-called ‘Green

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Violence marks start of Western Sahara talks

Reports suggest that 17 people may have been killed in a raid by Moroccan forces on a protest camp in the disputed Western Sahara. Morocco sent in

Reports suggest that 17 people may have been killed in a raid by Moroccan forces on a protest camp in the disputed Western Sahara. Morocco sent in

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Deadly clashes in raid on Western Sahara camp

It is some of the worst violence in years amid the longest-running territorial dispute in Africa. Several people have been killed in clashes in

It is some of the worst violence in years amid the longest-running territorial dispute in Africa. Several people have been killed in clashes in

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Fatal clashes at Western Sahara protest camp

A police officer and a firefighter have been stabbed to death as Moroccan security forces entered a protest camp in Western Sahara. The camp, home

A police officer and a firefighter have been stabbed to death as Moroccan security forces entered a protest camp in Western Sahara. The camp, home

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Boy's murder heightens Western Sahara tension

Tensions over the disputed territory of Western Sahara have come to the fore after a teenager trying to reach an impromptu camp was shot dead by

Tensions over the disputed territory of Western Sahara have come to the fore after a teenager trying to reach an impromptu camp was shot dead by