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United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (UN-Geführt)
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Polisario protests to UN over Moroccan W. Sahara operation (17.08.2016)

The Polisario said that the operation in the far south of the territory close to the Mauritanian border had involved large numbers of military units and had taken them beyond the sand wall that marks Morocco's normal area of control.

UN Western Sahara mission still recovering from Morocco dispute (27.07.2016)

A United Nations peacekeeping mission in disputed Western Sahara is still not fully functional, the U.N. Security Council president said on Tuesday, months after Morocco expelled dozens of civilian staff in anger at remarks by U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon.

Morocco asks to rejoin African Union as seeks backing over Western Sahara (18.07.2016)

Morocco has asked the African Union (AU) to readmit it to an organisation it left 32 years ago, as it steps up efforts to win support from member states for a plan offering conditional autonomy to the disputed territory of Western Sahara.

Security Council to vote on restoration of Western Sahara mission (27.04.2016)

The U.N. Security Council plans to vote by Friday on a U.S. resolution demanding full restoration of the peacekeeping mission in Western Sahara after Morocco expelled 83 staffers last month.

Gulf Arabs back Morocco in Western Sahara rift with UN (21.04.2016)

Gulf Arab rulers back fellow monarchy Morocco in its row with the United Nations over the disputed region of Western Sahara, Saudi Arabia's SPA news agency reported, one of the worst diplomatic crises over the territory since a 1991 ceasefire.

Ban warns of 'full-scale war' in Western Sahara if UN mission not restored (19.04.2016)

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging the Security Council to restore the full peacekeeping mission in Western Sahara, warning of full-scale war if the mandate is not renewed. Ban said in a report to the council that "terrorists and radical elements" can be expected to exploit the situation...