History of Western Sahara
The history of Western Sahara can be traced back to the times of Carthaginian explorer Hanno the Navigator in the 5th century BC. Though few historical records are left from that period, Western Sahar...
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Western Sahara conflict
The Western Sahara conflict or Polisario Front dispute for independence is an ongoing conflict between the Polisario Front of the Sahrawi people and the kingdom of Morocco. The conflict is the continu...
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Western Sahara War
The Western Sahara War was an armed struggle between the Sahrawi indigenous Polisario Front and Morocco between 1975 and 1991, being the most significant phase of the Western Sahara conflict. The conf...
2010-2011 Sahrawi protests
The Gdeim Izik protest camp was a protest camp in Western Sahara established on 9 October 2010 and lasting into November, with related incidents occurring in the aftermath of its dismantlement on 8 N...
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Spanish Sahara
Spanish Sahara (Spanish: Sáhara Español or Sahara Español; Arabic: الصحراء الاسبانية‎ Al-Sahrā'a Al-Isbānīyah) was the name used for the modern territory of Western Sahara when it was oc...
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United Nations Security Council Resolution 1084
United Nations Security Council resolution 1084, adopted unanimously on 27 November 1996, after reaffirming all previous resolutions on the Western Sahara, the Council discussed the implementation of ...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1084 - Wikipedia
History of Spanish Sahara
Spanish Sahara (Spanish: Sáhara Español; Arabic: الصحراء الاسبانية‎ Al-Sahrā'a Al-Isbānīyah) was the name used for the modern territory of Western Sahara when it was occupied and ruled a...
History of Spanish Sahara - Wikipedia
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1056
United Nations Security Council resolution 1056, adopted unanimously on 29 May 1996, after reaffirming all previous resolutions on the Western Sahara, the Council discussed the Settlement Plan for Wes...
Settlement Plan
The Settlement Plan was an agreement between the Polisario Front and Morocco on the organization of a referendum, which would constitute an expression of self-determination for the people of Western S...
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Timeline of Western Saharan history
Timeline of Western Sahara history1120 C.E.- Almoravid Moroccan Dynasty Controls Western Sahara with its capital in Marrakech Morocco.(The above text derives in part from the unpublished paper The Wes...
Greater Mauritania
"Greater Mauritania" is a term for the Mauritanian irredentist claim to Western Sahara, and possibly other Moorish or Sahrawi-populated areas of the western Sahara desert.
The term was first used ...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1979
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1979, adopted unanimously on April 27, 2011, after reaffirming all previous resolutions on the Western Sahara including 1754 (2007), 1783 (2007), 1813 (2008)...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1979 - Wikipedia
Avempace
Avempace (c. 1085 – 1138) is the Latinate form of Ibn Bâjja (Arabic: ابن باجه‎), full name Abû Bakr Muḥammad Ibn Yaḥyà ibn aṣ-Ṣâ’igh at-Tûjîbî Ibn Bâjja al-Tujibi (أبو بكر م...
Independence Intifada (Western Sahara)
The Independence Intifada or the Second Sahrawi Intifada (intifada is Arabic for "uprising") and also May Intifada is a Sahrawi activist term for a series of disturbances, demonstrations and riots tha...
Temara interrogation centre
Also known as Temara secret detention center (Arabic: معتقل تمارة السري‎) is an extrajudicial detainment and secret prison facility of Morocco located within a forested area about 15 kilome...
2011 Western Saharan protests
The 2011 Western Saharan protests began on 25 February 2011 as a reaction to the failure of police to prevent anti-Sahrawi looting in the city of Dakhla, Western Sahara, and blossomed into protests ac...
2011 Western Saharan protests - Wikipedia
Aoudaghost
Aoudaghost (also known as Awadaghust, Awdughast, Awdaghusht and Awdhaghurst) was an important oasis town at the southern end of a trans-Saharan caravan route that is mentioned in a number of early Ara...
Abdallah ibn Yasin
Abdallah Ibn Yasin (died 7 July 1059 C.E. in "Krifla" near Rommani, Morocco) was a theologian and founder of the Almoravid movement and dynasty.
Abdallah ibn Yasin was from the tribe of the Jazula...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1634
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1634, adopted unanimously on 28 October 2005, after recalling all previous resolutions on the situation in Western Sahara, including resolutions 1495 (2003),...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1634 - Wikipedia
Sahrawi National Union Party
Partido de Unión Nacional Saharaui (PUNS, Sahrawi National Union Party) was a short-lived political party set up by Francoist Spain to rally indigenous support in its rebellious Spanish Sahara colony ...
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Madrid Accords
The Madrid Accords, also called Madrid Agreement or Madrid Pact, was a treaty between Spain, Morocco, and Mauritania to end the Spanish presence in the territory of Spanish Sahara, which was until the...
Gudfiyya
The Gudfiyya (or Goudfiyya, and other spellings) brotherhood was a small, militant religious organization created by the Sufi Qadiriyya shaykh Ma al-'Aynayn, in his battle against French and Spanish c...
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