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The Polisario Front bombarded the Guerguerat buffer zone in an overnight attack slammed by Morocco as "propaganda war".

The Polisario Front said that it was willing to join talks on the Western Sahara's future, but would not lay down its arms.

Morocco awards Trump for role in Israel normalisation deal

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Morocco awards Trump for role in Israel normalisation deal

Morocco awarded President Donald Trump, Chief White House Adviser Jared Kushner and the US’ Middle East Envoy Avi Berkowitz for their role in Rabat's normalisation deal with Israel.

Outgoing Trump fetes Morocco king, rallies behind claim

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Outgoing Trump fetes Morocco king, rallies behind claim

US President Donald Trump awarded Morocco's king in a last-minute push to solidify Rabat's normalisation with Israel.

US launches work on consulate in disputed Western Sahara

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US launches work on consulate in disputed Western Sahara

The United States started the "process of establishing" a consulate in contested Western Sahara, after Washington recognised Morocco's ...

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US envoy visits Western Sahara after Morocco-Israel deal

The US is set to open a consulate in the contested Western Sahara.

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US opens 'virtual' presence in Western Sahara

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the "virtual presence post" will be managed the US Embassy in Rabat, followed soon by a "fully ...

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Algeria's largest Islamist party slams Morocco PM as 'traitor'

The head of Algeria's largest Islamist party branded Morocco's prime minister a 'zionist' after the kingdom's normalisation deal with Israel.

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Morocco signs 'normalisation' agreement with Israel

A normalisation agreement between Israel and Morocco was signed in the presence of the king as well as an Israeli delegation headed by Donald ...

Kushner lands in Rabat on first Israel-Morocco direct flight

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Kushner lands in Rabat on first Israel-Morocco direct flight

US President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner landed in Rabat on Tuesday on the first first direct commercial flight between Israel and ...

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Morocco, Israel to seal normalisation with first direct flight

The first direct commercial flight will arrive to Rabat from Tel Aviv on Tuesday.

Morocco's normalisation trade-off: Western Sahara for Palestine

Khadija Mohsen-Finan

Morocco's normalisation trade-off: Western Sahara for Palestine

Comment: In exchange for recognition of Israel, the US has provided Morocco the opportunity to realize two of its longstanding ambitions. But ...

Jared Kushner to lead US delegation to Israel, Morocco

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Jared Kushner to lead US delegation to Israel, Morocco

An American delegation, headed by Kushner, will take the first direct commercial flight from Tel Aviv to Rabat, a source said.

How Morocco-Israel normalisation could push Algeria closer to Russia

Giorgio Cafiero

How Morocco-Israel normalisation could push Algeria closer to Russia

Analysis: Threatened by Arab-Israeli normalisation deals and US recognition of Moroccan sovereignty over Western Sahara, Algeria's ties to ...

Israel ties 'not on agenda' for Tunisia: PM

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Israel ties 'not on agenda' for Tunisia: PM

Despite Tunisia's 'respect' for Morocco's decision, Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi said the question of establishing relations with Israel was ...

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Morocco-Israel ties 'special': Moroccan FM tells Israeli media

In an interview with Israel's Yediot Ahronot newspaper on Sunday, Moroccan FM Nasser Bourita said: "Israel's relations with Morocco can't be compared to the relations with other Arab countries."

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Palestinian president meets Qatari emir in Doha

Palestine's Mahmoud Abbas met with the Qatari emir in the capital Doha on Saturday, amid increasing Arab normalisation deals with Israel.

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US adopts map of Morocco that includes Western Sahara

The US adopted a new map of Morocco that includes the disputed Western Sahara territory.

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'Foreign manoeuvres' in Western Sahara destablising Algeria: PM

Donald Trump's recent comments about supporting Morocco's bid for the Western Sahara has been met by opposition from its neighbour Algeria.

Morocco savours Western Sahara breakthrough in Israel deal

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Morocco savours Western Sahara breakthrough in Israel deal

Morocco revelled in US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Rabat's claim over the disputed Western Sahara region.

<em>Polisario</em> vows to keep up Western Sahara fight

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Polisario vows to keep up Western Sahara fight

"Fighting will continue until the total withdrawal of the Moroccan occupation troops."

<em>Polisario</em> <em>Front</em> condemns US declaration on W. Sahara

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Polisario Front condemns US declaration on W. Sahara

US President Donald Trump, whose mandate ends in January, said on Thursday he had agreed to recognise Moroccan sovereignty over the disputed ...

Bahrain to open consulate in Morocco-controlled Western Sahara

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Bahrain to open consulate in Morocco-controlled Western Sahara

Bahrain's King Hamad expressed 'support and solidarity of the kingdom with Morocco in defending its sovereignty and its rights' in a phone call ...

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