Opinion

Moroccan pragmatism: A new chapter for Western Sahara

Morocco is better positioned than ever to protect its interests in Western Sahara after returning to the African Union.

Samir Bennis

by Samir Bennis

Samir Bennis

African Union

Morocco rejoins the African Union after 33 years

Morocco rejoins the AU after a 33-year absence, despite resistance from member states over the status of Western Sahara.

Morocco rejoins the African Union after 33 years

Opinion

Making sense of the recent tension in Western Sahara

Morocco has chosen to remain silent in order to not escalate tensions with the UN.

Samir Bennis

by Samir Bennis

Samir Bennis

Australia

Former Nauru workers react to Peter Dutton's Interview

Here are some reactions to an interview with the Australian Immigration Minister, Peter Dutton, on Talk to Al Jazeera.

Human Rights

Australia's Dutton: NZ could take Nauru refugees

Immigration minister tells Al Jazeera his nation would have no objection to deal but rules out accepting more refugees.

Africa

Morocco asks to rejoin the African Union after 32 years

More than three decades after leaving in row over membership of Western Sahara, Morocco wants to return to bloc.

Morocco asks to rejoin the African Union after 32 years

Western Sahara

Polisario Front leader Mohamed Abdelaziz dies

Mohamed Abdelaziz, secretary general of movement fighting for independence of Western Sahara, dies after long illness.

United Nations

UN demands restoration of mission in Western Sahara

Morocco said it would study the resolution, but refused to comment on restoration of full civilian staffing levels.