Western Sahara: the six-decade struggle to liberate Africa’s last colony

Western Sahara is the territory in north-west Africa bordered by Morocco in the north, Algeria and Mauritania in the east and the Atlantic Ocean...

MINURSO mandate extended

The United Nations Security Council extended the mandate of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) until April 30. Adopting...

U.S. submits new U.N. Western Sahara draft after criticism

The United States on Thursday gave the U.N. Security Council a new draft resolution on disputed Western Sahara after some members said...

Morocco asks U.N. to shut military office in Western Sahara

Morocco has asked the United Nations to close a military liaison office in the disputed territory of Western Sahara as a spat...

UN renews Western Sahara mission without rights monitors

The UN Security Council renewed its peacekeeping mission in the disputed North African territory of Western Sahara for another year and urged...

New MINURSO force commander

Indonesian career soldier Major General Imam Edy Mulyono has been named as new force commander of the UN Mission for the Referendum...