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UN envoy meets Western Sahara independence leaders

18 October, 2017

Horst Koehler met leaders of an Algerian-backed independence movement on Wednesday, as part of his new position as the UN envoy for disputed Western Sahara.

UN envoy in Morocco to restart Western Sahara talks

17 October, 2017

Horst Koehler was visiting Morocco on Monday as part of a regional tour aimed at restarting stalled peace talks between Rabat and the pro-independence Polisario Front.

Mauritania and Algeria to open borders

11 October, 2017

Mauritania is turning to Algeria in a bid to enhance its economic ties with the oil-rich country after years of tension with Morocco, writes Habibulah Mohamed Lamin.

Sahrawi youth: Caught between home and a hard place

06 October, 2017

Blog: With few opportunities at home, Sahrawi youth are finding themselves lured by the dream of escaping to Europe, writes Habibulah Mohamed Lamin.

Mauritanian women take economic independence into their own hands

05 October, 2017

'We can't leave 51 percent of the country's population behind because of traditions that say that men must do everything. That's over.'

African leaders meet in Congo to discuss Libya crisis

09 September, 2017

African Union leaders are in Congo's capital Brazzaville to discuss possible ways to end the war in Libya.

Qatar closes Chad embassy in retaliatory move

25 August, 2017

The retaliatory move came just 24 hours after the central African state announced it was closing Qatar's embassy in N'Djamena.

Chad shuts Qatari embassy, tells staff to leave

23 August, 2017

Chad says it is closing Qatar's embassy in N'Djamena and giving its staff 10 days to leave.

UN comes under twin attack by militants in Mali

15 August, 2017

Two UN bases have been attacked in Mali, with a peacekeeper and Malian security guard killed, a militants continue their campaign against the mission's presence in the country.

Iraq premier 'refuses renewed pressure to join anti-Qatar bloc'

14 August, 2017

Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has refused pressure from Bahrain to join the diplomatic and economic offensive aimed at Doha led by neighbour Saudi Arabia, according to an Iraqi official.

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