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Guterres just made some progress on a long stalled dispute in North Africa (01.03.2017)

[…] Last Sunday, Morocco announced the withdraw of its forces from a UN-monitored buffer zone in Western Sahara. The announcement came a few days after a phone conversation between King Mohammed VI and the new United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres. During the phone call, according to...

Morocco to pull out of UN buffer zone (27.02.2017)

[…] Tension in the area flared up a year ago when Morocco moved into the buffer zone, breaching a UN-backed ceasefire. The Polisario Front, which wants independence for Western Sahara, dismissed Morocco's move as a gimmick.

UN chief urges Morocco and Polisario Front to de-escalate tensions in buffer strip (25.02.2017)

Deeply concerned about increased tensions in the vicinity of Guerguerat in the buffer strip in southern Western Sahara between the Moroccan berm and the Mauritanian border, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today called on Morocco and Frente Polisario to “take all necessary steps”...

Western Sahara standoff fuels tensions, diplomatic scramble (03.11.2016)

Western Sahara settlement elusive 25 years after ceasefire as younger generation demands solution to dispute.

Ban 'deeply concerned' over tensions in south-western Western Sahara (28.08.2016)

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is deeply concerned over the tense situation that has developed in the narrow buffer strip in south-western Western Sahara between the Moroccan berm and the Mauritanian border as a result of changes in the status quo and the introduction of armed units...

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.