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
How to recover from the global economic crisis was the main focus of a gathering of heads of state andgovernments, policymakers and business leaders
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
Morocco and the Polisario Front have rejected each other’s proposals on the future of Western Sahara after violence overshadowed talks.
There is neither peace nor war in Western Sahara.
The frozen conflict in the former Spanish colony seemed almost forgotten, until violent clashes
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
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
Western Sahara is Africa’s longest running territorial dispute.
In 1975, Morocco sent in 350-thousand of its citizens on the so-called ‘Green
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
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
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
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
Tanning is an ancient art in Morocco, but it pollutes the environment heavily. Chouara is part of this tradition. It is one of the three tanneries in
Spain has sent one of its top government ministers to Morocco, amid growing strains over alleged abuse at its two enclaves on the North African
Moroccan demonstrators have suspended a blockade of Spain’s north African enclave in Melilla until the end of Ramadan.
They had been preventing
There is anger on the streets at the Moroccan border of Spain’s north African enclave in Melilla. Activists have started a week-long blockade to
The Spanish government has come under fire from the opposition over the handling of a diplomatic dispute with Morocco.
Tensions are running high
For Muslim worshippers around the world, Wednesday marked the first day of the holy month of Ramadan, a month of fasting and religious observance.
Thousands have gathered in the Moroccan city of Essaouira for the Gnaoua World Music Festival.
The event has taken place in June each year for the
Talks on replacing a moratorium on commercial whaling with a controlled cull have broken down and are to be suspended for a year.
For nearly two
The oldest festival in Morocco, Sefrou Cherry festival celebrates 90 years since the first festivities to celebrate the once harvest of cherries.
When Moroccan rapper Don Bigg calls on his audience to turn up the volume, they do just that…
Don Bigg and jazzman Omar Sosa play together at the
Ivory Coast reggae musician Alpha Blondy was another of the big names to play at Morocco’s Mawazine Festival. A committed activist, Blondy sings
More than 40,000 fans turned out for Elton John’s recent concert at the Mawazine festival in Morocco, dismissing objections from some politicians
With a Senegalese father and a Nigerian mother Ismaël Lô is one of today’s leading musicians in Senegal.
And Moroccan singer and dancer Aïcha