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The Guardian: The house that Tateh built ... out of sand-filled plastic bottles

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 06:00:11 GMT
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In the Sahrawi refugee camps in the Algerian desert, Tateh Lehbib Braica – aka "˜the crazy bottle guy' – has built circular houses from waste plastic that protect from wind and sun A group of women drink tea under the shade of a tent and cast an eye over the construction of an odd, circular house. The half-built dwelling is the brainchild of Tateh Lehbib Braica, 27, an engineer who wanders among the workers. On the ground lie hundreds of sand-filled, 1.5 litre plastic bottles that serve as bricks. With them, Tateh has found a way to fight back against the harshness of the Algerian desert that is home to 90,000 long-term refugees from western Sahara. It's not yet that hot, but in summer, when the temperature rises above 50C, it will be impossible to venture out of doors.

BBC Africas: Western Sahara: Morocco to pull out of UN buffer zone

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:41:07 GMT
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Tension in the area flared up when Moroccan troops moved in, breaching a UN-backed ceasefire.

The Guardian: Morocco rejoins African Union after more than 30 years

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 14:47:07 GMT
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The country left the Union in 1984 after a row over the status of Western Sahara. Morocco's readmission brings hope of peace-building over the territoryMorocco has been readmitted to the African Union more than three decades after it left when the continental body recognised the independence of the disputed territory of Western Sahara. Hopes that the move could pave the way for peace-building were bolstered after Western Sahara – regarded by Morocco as part of its historic territory – welcomed the readmission. Related: Chad foreign minister Moussa Faki Mahamat to head African Union Continue reading...

BBC Africas: Western Sahara welcomes Morocco's African Union membership

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 12:07:22 GMT
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Could Morocco's return to the African Union lead to an end to the 16-year Western Sahara impasse?

BBC World: Morocco to rejoin African Union despite Western Sahara dispute

Mon, 30 Jan 2017 18:37:48 GMT
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The African Union allows Morocco to rejoin decades after it left in protest over Western Sahara.

BBC Africas: Using plastic bottles to build refugee homes

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 15:24:29 GMT
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Tatah Brika, from Western Sahara, is building more durable homes for refugees by using two plentiful materials, plastic bottles and sand.

BBC Africas: Western Sahara: Forty years in a refugee camp

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:22:46 GMT
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Thousands of Sahrawis, natives of Western Sahara, have been living in refugee camps in Algeria for some 40 years. As the political deadlock continues, they face a cut in aid.

BBC World: Ocean thrill

Sun, 25 Dec 2016 01:24:24 GMT
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The disputed Western Sahara is a popular kitesurfing destination, even though conflict could resume.

The Guardian: An insider's guide to El-Aaiún: camel convoys and revolutionary rappers

Mon, 23 May 2016 13:47:25 GMT
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El-Aaiún (also known as Laâyoune) is the biggest city in the disputed territory of Western Sahara. It only sprang from the desert in the 1930sA sleepy, hospitable, mysterious city Continue reading...

NYT: U.N. Renews Mission in Western Sahara in Divisive Vote

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 02:03:36 GMT
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A Security Council resolution renewed the peacekeeping mission but exerted little pressure on Morocco, which expelled dozens of United Nations workers last month.

BBC Africas: Western Sahara warning over UN row

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 11:18:32 GMT
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A conflict in the disputed territory of Western Sahara may flare up again if the UN's mission is not fully restored, an African Union envoy warns.

WAPO: Morocco expels 8 foreigners over Western Sahara protests

Thu, 07 Apr 2016 15:05:47 GMT
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Morocco's official news agency says eight foreigners have been expelled for supporting prisoners convicted for their roles in deadly protests in Western Sahara.

The Guardian: Where does the $8bn UN peacekeeping budget go?

Wed, 06 Apr 2016 13:56:35 GMT
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The United Nation's budget seems healthy, but across the world missions are facing alarming shortfallsThere are more than 100,000 peacekeepers wearing the blue helmet in 16 missions across the world, from Kosovo in eastern Europe to western Sahara in north Africa. Faced by multiple crises across the world, the UN will spend in excess of $8bn on its peacekeeping missions this year, an increase of 17% on 2015.But with criticism of operations in Congo mounting, and a sex abuse scandal dominating stories about the mission in Central African Republic, UN peacekeeping faces a crisis of credibility. In light of this, we thought it was time we looked at where the money from peacekeeping goes. Here's what we found. Continue reading...

WAPO: UN "?to spare no effort' to restore Western Sahara mission

Mon, 28 Mar 2016 22:34:16 GMT
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The United Nations says the secretary-general and his envoys are ready "to spare no effort" to restore the U.N. peacekeeping mission in the disputed Western Sahara to its full operation and end the controversy with Morocco "” as called for by the U.N. Security Council.

WAPO: UN council wants Western Sahara mission fully restored

Fri, 25 Mar 2016 02:22:04 GMT
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The U.N. Security Council announced its support for the U.N. peacekeeping mission in the disputed Western Sahara late Thursday, calling for the controversy between Morocco and the U.N. secretary-general to be addressed so the mission can resume full operation.


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Informed Comment - Juan Cole
Juan Cole er professor i historie og leder for Global Americana Institute.
Han kommenterer hendelsene i Midt-Østen i sin blogg, som har blitt et vanningshull for newsjunkies over hele verden.

Alternet - Larisa Alexandrovna
Hun driver nyhetsstedet Raw Story og blogger på, og har et eget blogsted på Hun deltar også i debatten på Democratic Underground som lala_rawraw.
NYTT: at-Largely er nominert til Best Political Coverage i Blog Awards.

Bradblog - Brad Friedman
Brad Firedman blogger om valgfusk og overgrep mot borgerrettighetene i USA. En skarp og gravende blogger det er verdt å få med seg.

Eschaton (Atrios) - Duncan Bowen Black
Atrios er en av de mest kjente bloggerne 'over there', og har mer enn 100.000 daglige treff. Han er tidligere kommentator på Air America radio, og er tilknyttet Media Matters Institute siden 2005.

H2O Man - Patrick O'Waterman
H2O Man poster også på Democratic Underground.

Rigorous Intuition - Jeff Wells
Jeff Wells er av få som kan skrive intelligent om temaer som UFOs, HAARP og andre 'konspirasjonsteorier' uten å ha det konspiratoriske verdensbilde som utgangspunkt. Han graver uansett tema, og kommer med mange kloke betraktninger.
Han poster på DU under nick Minstrel Boy.

Wake Up Call
Krigsveteraner fra østkysten i USA driver denne bloggen, som inneholder tanker om krig og USAs rolle i verdenspolitikken. Flere av disse er med i den ambulerende fredskampanjen Eyes Wide Open.

Lukery blogger mest om Sibel Edmonds, og er en person i kretsen rundt henne. Bloggen er vel verdt å ta en kikk på.

Organized Rage
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