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

An Algerian court has cut the sentence of a Hirak activist who was found guilty of “offending Islam” from ten years in jail to one year.

Jordan to open Western Sahara consulate following UAE move

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Jordan to open Western Sahara consulate following UAE move

Jordan will follow the UAE and open a consulate in the Western Sahara region of Morocco.

Macron accuses Turkey of promoting anti-French sentiment in Africa

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Macron accuses Turkey of promoting anti-French sentiment in Africa

Macron accused Turkey of 'distorting' his words and 'playing on post-colonial resentment' in Africa.

Western Sahara conflict to end when 'occupation' over: Polisario

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Western Sahara conflict to end when 'occupation' over: Polisario

The pro-independence Polisario Front said that conflict in the Western Sahara would end once Morocco stops its "occupation" of the disputed ...

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Algerian president hospitalised with virus has 'finished treatment'

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, hospitalised in Germany since late last month after contracting the novel coronavirus, has finished treatment and is undergoing tests, the Algerian presidency said.

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Traffic resumes at truck stop that sparked WSahara tensions

Truck traffic resumed between Mauritania and Morocco a day after Rabat launched a military operation to reopen a key highway in the Western ...

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Libya officials say constitution must come before elections

Elected Libyan officials called for a constitution to be approved before holding nationwide elections.

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Polisario says WSahara ceasefire over as Rabat launches operation

The Polisario Front said the three-decade-old ceasefire in the Western Sahara is now over.

Rabat deploys army in Western Sahara border zone

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Rabat deploys army in Western Sahara border zone

Morocco has announced operation in the Western Sahara in response to 'provocations' by the Polisario Front.

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Algeria backs constitutional reforms: final results

The referendum text was passed with 66.8 percent of votes cast, constitutional council president Kamel Fenniche announced on public ...

Algeria's constitution amended to allow intervention in Libya

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Algeria's constitution amended to allow intervention in Libya

Algeria's constitution has long retained that the country must protect its border from foreign attacks but cannot intervene in foreign wars.

Bahrain's crown prince appointed new prime minister

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Bahrain's crown prince appointed new prime minister

Bahrain's crown prince was appointed as the country's prime minister following the death of his great uncle, the world's longest-serving prime ...

What will a Biden presidency mean for Iraq?

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What will a Biden presidency mean for Iraq?

Analysis: Joe Biden has a contentious history in Iraq, but the president-elect's policies towards the country remain unclear.

Health of Covid-19-positive Algeria president Tebboune 'improving'

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Health of Covid-19-positive Algeria president Tebboune 'improving'

The health of Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, who contracted the Covid-19 disease, is "constantly improving", the presidency said in a ...

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US Election 2020: Joe Biden wins the presidency

Joe Biden and running mate Kamal Harris have won the 2020 US election after cinching the all-important battleground state of Pennsylvania.

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UAE opens consulate in Morocco-controlled Western Sahara

The UAE became the first Arab country to open a diplomatic mission in the Western Sahara.

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Egyptian singer turns Mubarak-era song into ode to Trump

Singer Wissam Magdy has recorded a bizarre English-language version of a 1999 song praising former Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak, turning it ...

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Hospitalised Algeria president has Covid-19: presidency

Tebboune, who is 74 and a heavy smoker, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Biden says time to end the 'chaos', predicts victory

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Biden says time to end the 'chaos', predicts victory

Donald Trump stumped for votes in Joe Biden's native city on the eve of Election Day, dismissing polls that show him headed for defeat as his ...

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Algerian constitutional reform approved on record low turnout

The vote had widely been seen as a regime manoeuvre to neutralise the Hirak protest movement.

Polls open for Algerian constitutional <em>referendum</em> amid Hirak boycott

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Polls open for Algerian constitutional referendum amid Hirak boycott

Voting has begun in a referendum to decide on a new constitution which observers say will bring little change to Algeria, amid a ...

In protest stronghold, Algerians divided over constitutional vote

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In protest stronghold, Algerians divided over constitutional vote

Many Algerians are torn over whether to vote in a contentious constitutional referendum this week.

Algeria’s president ‘stable’ after being hospitalised in Germany

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Algeria’s president ‘stable’ after being hospitalised in Germany

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune is in a stable condition after being sent to a German hospital for treatment for coronavirus ...

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