• Boujdour
  • French: Cap Boujdour) is a headland on the northern coast of Western Sahara, at 26° 07' 37"N, 14° 29' 57"W (various sources give various locations: this is from the Sailing Directions for the region), as well as the name of the large nearby town with a population of 41,178. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kosmos began a controversial oil drilling project in the Cap Boujdour area in 2014 off the coast of disputed territory of Western Sahara. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2016
  • In June 2016, the Financial Times quoted Kosmos correspondence with the Council on Ethics: "We fundamentally disagree with the council's assessment of our activities offshore Western Sahara, where we have spent considerable time on the ground working with local people to understand their views of oil and gas exploration. (wikipedia.org)
  • independence
  • The conflict began when the Front for the National Liberation of the Congo (FNLC), a group of about 2,000 Katangan Congolese soldiers (veterans of the Congo Crisis, the Angolan War of Independence, and the Angolan Civil War) crossed the border into Shaba from Angola. (wikipedia.org)
  • Syria
  • Concept Paper for Creating An International Oil Shale Council For the Nations of Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Turkey, and Syria (PDF) (Report). (wikipedia.org)
  • With no end in sight to the conflict in Syria, hundreds of thousands of people are living in desperate conditions and exposed to continuing violence. (oxfam.org)
  • territory
  • Since 2006 the organisation has worked to prevent the European Union entering agreements with Morocco covering the territory of Western Sahara, most importantly its Fisheries Partnership Agreements. (wikipedia.org)
  • The UN stated in 2002, that any further exploration in Western Sahara would be in violation of international law, if it was not in accordance with the wishes of the people of the territory. (wikipedia.org)
  • Both sides claim the territory of Western Sahara in its entirety. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1965, the UN General Assembly adopted its first resolution on Western Sahara, asking Spain to decolonise the territory. (wikipedia.org)
  • recognize
  • The council's decision fails to recognize that people in Western Sahara-whom we have met in hundreds of face-to-face conversations-want the economic opportunities that come from increased foreign investment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Zimbabwe
  • While trade along the Trans-Sahara trade route was common in the 14th century, it was highly dependent on the powerful African Empires, such as the Mali Empire, Kingdom of Kongo, Benin Kingdom, Hausa City-states, Great Zimbabwe, Ethiopian Empire, Kilwa Sultanat, and the Ajuran Sultanate. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • A Kosmos official told Reuters, "If we are successful, we believe responsible resource development has the potential to create significant social and economic benefits for Western Sahara and its people. (wikipedia.org)
  • Millions of people are being forced from their homes, risking everything to escape conflict, disaster, poverty or hunger. (oxfam.org)
  • Today, half the pre-conflict population of 22 million Syrians have fled their homes and more than 13.5 million people urgently need your help. (oxfam.org)
  • French
  • At the very least, considerable efforts are required from French and other western troops, together with local forces, to rein in jihadism in the region. (allafrica.com)
  • It is a good sign that the European Commission pursues its efforts to put an end to damaging tax deals despite the criticism it faced following the Apple ruling, Oxfam says in reaction to a new state aid investigation into French energy company Engie. (oxfam.org)
  • international
  • Kosmos Energy is an American international oil company founded and based in Dallas, Texas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Each week we'll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. (wn.com)
  • We'll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. (wn.com)
  • African Union
  • Morocco is an African country currently a member of the African Union. (wikipedia.org)
  • The five speakers were: Aliko Dangote, President and CEO Dangote Group, Jeff Immelt, CEO General Electric, Andrew N. Liveris, President, Chairman and CEO The Dow Chemical Company, Phuti Mahanyele CEO Shanduka Group and Doug McMillon President and CEO Walmart Stores Inc. Prior to the second session, remarks were given by the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. (wikipedia.org)
  • country
  • They balked at the costs and at the lack of results of the Spanish military during the Rif Wars in Morocco and their vision was to have a smaller and more modern Spanish Navy that would meet the needs of the country. (wikipedia.org)
  • local
  • Ayad said the reasons for this cycle were complex, and predicted that Western troops' commitment to the mission would wane with time, not least because they'd start to lose trust in their local partners on the ground. (allafrica.com)
  • Local authorities on the other hand are being marginalized by their western protectors, who tell them what to do, even though they do not understand the local conditions such as how to deal with this clan, that tribe, this political group or that militia. (allafrica.com)
  • The company said local populations in Western Sahara would benefit from the economic development of the region. (wikipedia.org)
  • However
  • Le Journal soon became critical of Mohamed's reign, however, particularly his slowness in transforming Morocco into a constitutional democracy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Report
  • By contrast, when Mahmoud Abbas, briefing "mostly Egyptian journalists," according to the report reprinted in the Jerusalem Post, imagined an Israeli-free (but let's face it, basically Jew-free) Palestinian state, few mainstream media outlets decided this was news. (blogspot.com)
  • occupation
  • The organisation believes that the occupation of Western Sahara will continue as long as Morocco profits from it. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lee's newest films are Life Is Waiting: Referendum and Resistance in Western Sahara (2015), which chronicles the everyday violence of life under occupation in Western Sahara, and K2 and the Invisible Footmen (2015), which documents the unsung efforts of the indigenous porters who for decades have facilitated the ascent of the Earth's second-highest mountain. (wikipedia.org)
  • region
  • Mined deep from the ancient Atlas Mountains in the Northeastern region of Morocco, Rhassoul clay or Ghassoul clay is used as skin conditioner, detoxifying cleanser and body mask. (moroccansoftheworld.com)
  • economic
  • Motivated by anti-Communism and by economic interests, the Western Bloc and China sent assistance to support the Mobutu regime. (wikipedia.org)
  • south
  • The cape is not prominent on maps but may be located by looking 220 km (120 nautical miles) due south of the south-western point of the hook of Fuerteventura, Canary Islands. (wikipedia.org)
  • The reason for the fearsome reputation of the cape is not immediately obvious from maps, where it appears as the south-western point of a slight hump in the coastline, bounded at its other end by Cabo Falso Bojador, ten nautical miles to the northeast. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chairman
  • Gaber El-Desouki, chairman of the Egyptian Electricity Holding Company, and Khaled Abdel-Badie, of the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company, offered reassurances that measures were being undertaken to assure natural gas security. (cfr.org)
  • mixed-media
  • From 1989 to 2003, while based in New York, she ran the mixed-media company Caipirinha Productions to explore the synergy of different artforms (such as film, music, architecture, and poetry). (wikipedia.org)
  • continue
  • these discussions have been ongoing over the past year, but they heated up after Minister of Industry Mounir Fakhry Abdel-Nour preliminarily announced on Monday, March 10 that cement companies were to be allowed to use coal to continue production. (cfr.org)
  • year
  • The beginning of AFRICOM's second year has witnessed major military exercises on the western and eastern ends of the continent. (mediamonitors.net)