• Republic
  • Kosovo, the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh), the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Abkhazia, Transnistria, the Sahrawi Republic, Somaliland, and Palestine also host informal diplomatic missions, and/or maintain special delegations or other informal missions abroad. (wikipedia.org)
  • The government of Mauritania enjoys close ties with the government of the People's Republic of China. (wikipedia.org)
  • At the end of the war of independence, a split developed between the National Liberation Army and the Provisional Government of the Algerian Republic (GPRA). (wikipedia.org)
  • Chadian president François Tombalbaye was the first international leader to officially recognize the Bokassa government after the 1965-1966 Central African Republic coup d'état ? (thefullwiki.org)
  • Whereas Mozambique values its bilateral relationship with the Kingdom of Morocco, it, nonetheless, condemns the deplorable behavior of its delegation, which reveals a shocking lack of composure and respect for the high office of His Excellency the President of the Republic, for the nature of TICAD, as well as well as for other participants, distinguished representatives of sovereign States, international organizations and development partners. (innercitypress.com)
  • On August 16, after Guterres declined to answer Inner City Press' question choosing instead five others pre-picked, his Office announced: "Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Horst Köhler, former President of the Federal Republic of Germany, as his Personal Envoy for Western Sahara. (innercitypress.com)
  • protests
  • The international reactions to the Libyan Civil War were the responses to the series of protests and military confrontations occurring in Libya against the government of Libya and its de facto head of state Muammar Gaddafi. (wikipedia.org)
  • Michael Weiss, a spokesperson for Just Journalism, claimed that he had received leaked Syrian state documents showing that the Syrian government organized the Nakba Day protests to draw attention away from the uprising in Syria proper. (wikipedia.org)
  • US State Department spokesman Mark Toner said the U.S. believes President Bashar Assad's government was actively supporting the Palestinian protests near the Israeli border. (wikipedia.org)
  • legitimate representative
  • Many members of the international community, including the United Nations, the Arab League, and the African Union, explicitly recognized the anti-Gaddafi National Transitional Council as Libya's legitimate representative, with many of those countries explicitly describing it as the legal interim government of the country due to the perceived loss of legitimacy on the part of Gaddafi's regime. (wikipedia.org)
  • Koussi
  • The highest peak in the Sahara is Emi Koussi, a shield volcano in the Tibesti range of northern Chad. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chad's highest peak is the Emi Koussi in the Sahara , and N'Djamena , (formerly Fort-Lamy ), the capital, is the largest city. (thefullwiki.org)
  • Saharan
  • Morocco is a member of the United Nations and belongs to the African Union, Arab League, Arab Maghreb Union (UMA), Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the Non-Aligned Movement and the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN_SAD). (wikipedia.org)
  • Mines
  • According to Mr Wermundsen, long-lasting research by the Committee had documented that Yara indeed had bought larger amounts of phosphates from the mines in Boucraa, which are located in Western Sahara and controlled by a Moroccan state company. (afrol.com)
  • The Sahrawi mines are owned by Phosphates de Boucraa SA (PdB), where the state-owned Office Ch rifien des Phosphates (OCP) has a 65 percent ownership. (afrol.com)
  • Libya
  • To the north, the Sahara skirts the Mediterranean Sea in Egypt and portions of Libya, but in Cyrenaica and the Maghreb, the Sahara borders the Mediterranean forest, woodland, and scrub eco-regions of northern Africa, all of which have a Mediterranean climate characterized by hot summers and cool and rainy winters. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Phoenicians established trading posts in western Libya, and ancient Greek colonists established city-states in eastern Libya. (wikipedia.org)
  • After the fall of the Western Roman Empire , the area of Libya was mostly occupied by the Vandals until the 7th century, when invasions brought Islam . (wikipedia.org)
  • The largest city and capital, Tripoli , is located in western Libya and contains over one million of Libya's six million people. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1965
  • In 1965, the UN General Assembly adopted its first resolution on Western Sahara, asking Spain to decolonise the territory. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, the king of Morocco in 1965 suspended parliament and ruled as a dictator for two years. (wikipedia.org)
  • Maghreb
  • According to the botanical criteria of Frank White and geographer Robert Capot-Rey, the northern limit of the Sahara corresponds to the northern limit of date palm cultivation and the southern limit of the range of esparto, a grass typical of the Mediterranean climate portion of the Maghreb and Iberia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many countries from the Persian Gulf and Maghreb regions are getting more involved in large-scale development projects in Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • Morocco also was among the first Arab and Islamic states to denounce the September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks in the United States and declare solidarity with the American people in the war against terror. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spain has been and, continues to be the closest country in Europe to us, and the Spanish support for the Palestinian's cause has become a State policy and therefore regardless of the government that is in power, the Spanish State always supports the Palestinian people. (wordpress.com)
  • Mali
  • From the 8th through the 15th century, black kingdoms of the western Sudan, such as Ghana, Mali, and Songhai, brought their political culture from the south. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kingdom of Moro
  • Notwithstanding and regrettably, the delegation of the Kingdom of Morocco, beyond its mandate, has hijacked the competencies of the co-organizers and of the host country by awarding to itself the right to control the accesses to the Joaquim Chissano International Conference Center, venue of the meeting, and to the meeting room, having even resorted to violence. (innercitypress.com)
  • Provinces
  • The Moroccan government favours "Southern Provinces" for its geographical obviousness, and because of the sensitivity of the word "Sahara" in Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • The government conducts various economic and social development programs and includes these "Southern Provinces" in the national budget of government funding, national sport competitions, education programs, and national parliamentary elections. (wikipedia.org)
  • Morocco has assigned a special satellite TV channel for the "Southern Provinces", called Laayoun TV. (wikipedia.org)
  • Libyan
  • The Sahara can be divided into several regions including: the western Sahara, the central Ahaggar Mountains, the Tibesti Mountains, the Aïr Mountains, the Ténéré desert, and the Libyan Desert. (wikipedia.org)
  • African Union - The Chairman of the African Union Commission Jean Ping said the AU was in contact with the Libyan government and that it condemned the crackdown against protesters. (wikipedia.org)
  • Libyan Arabic and other varieties and Amazigh languages in certain western and southern areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Economy
  • The mining industry of Morocco is important to the national economy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Morocco has an ancient history of extraction of minerals for enhancing its economy. (wikipedia.org)
  • In relation to the huge U.S. economy, the free trade agreement is expected to have a positive, but small overall effect on the U.S. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has said that the agreement with Morocco is the "best market access package to date of any U.S. free trade agreement signed with a developing country. (wikipedia.org)
  • Relations with foreign powers, especially with the West, have also been strengthened as Morocco has liberalized its economy and implemented major economic reforms. (wikipedia.org)
  • Morocco 's economy is considered a relatively liberal economy governed by the law of supply and demand . (thefullwiki.org)
  • [ 2 ] Morocco has become a major player in the African economic affairs [ 3 ] , and is the 5th African economy by GDP (PPP). (thefullwiki.org)
  • Tough government reforms and steady yearly growth in the region of 4-5% from 2000 to 2007, including 4.9% year-on-year growth in 2003-2007 the Moroccan economy is much more robust than just a few years ago. (thefullwiki.org)
  • Since the early 1980s, the Moroccan government has pursued an economic program toward accelerating real economy growth with the support of the International Monetary Fund , the World Bank , and the Paris Club of creditors. (thefullwiki.org)
  • whilst
  • French is still popularly spoken and remains the second language in Morocco whilst Spanish is also widespread, particularly in the northern regions. (wikipedia.org)
  • mainly
  • The Sahara is mainly rocky hamada (stone plateaus), Ergs (sand seas - large areas covered with sand dunes) form only a minor part, but many of the sand dunes are over 180 metres (590 ft) high. (wikipedia.org)
  • several
  • Morocco has won support for its position from several African governments and from most of the Muslim world and Arab League. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rolf Wermundsen of the Committee told afrol News that one had suspected that Yara was buying phosphates from the occupied territory for several years, but that the company had not wanted to inform about this trade. (afrol.com)
  • The exiled Sahrawi government on several occasions strongly has protested any kind of natural resource exploitation in the occupied territory, leaning towards UN declarations. (afrol.com)
  • The War Logs: The Iraq Documents The archive is the second cache obtained by the independent organization WikiLeaks and made available to several news organizations. (wordpress.com)
  • Arabic
  • Play media The Sahara (Arabic: الصحراء الكبرى‎, al-ṣaḥrāʼ al-kubrá, 'the Greatest Desert') is the largest hot desert and the third largest desert in the world after Antarctica and the Arctic. (wikipedia.org)
  • sectors
  • The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs earlier has urged restraints in trade with or investments in the natural resource sectors of Western Sahara due to a UN legal opinion, denouncing resource exploitation in the occupied territory. (afrol.com)
  • Since 1993, the country has followed a policy of privatization of certain economic sectors which used to be in the hands of the government . (thefullwiki.org)
  • nations
  • Since a United Nations-sponsored ceasefire agreement in 1991, about two thirds of the territory is administered by Morocco, including all the seacoasts, due to the construction of the Moroccan Wall. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spanish
  • The phosphate deposits in Boucraa, some 100 kilometres south-east of El Aaiun, have been considered Western Sahara's main natural resources since their discovery by Spanish colonial officers in the 1950s. (afrol.com)
  • According to the Moroccan government, in 1958 the Moroccan Army of Liberation fought Spanish colonizers and almost liberated what was then Spanish Sahara. (wikipedia.org)
  • Morocco opened its doors to offshoring in July 2006, as one component of the development initiative Plan Emergence, and has so far attracted roughly half of the French-speaking call centres that have gone offshore so far and a number of the Spanish ones. (thefullwiki.org)
  • control
  • There are, for example, entities which meet the declarative criteria (with de facto partial or complete control over their claimed territory, a government and a permanent population), but whose statehood is not recognised by any other states. (wikipedia.org)
  • population
  • The declarative theory defines a state as a person in international law if it meets the following criteria: a defined territory a permanent population a government, and a capacity to enter into relations with other states. (wikipedia.org)