Morocco/Algeria: Jeune Afrique, a magazine caught between two mortal enemies
Africa-focused magazine Jeune Afrique is banned in Algeria due to its perceived closeness to Morocco and the two countries’ dispute over Western Sahara.
Morocco/Algeria: Western Sahara conflict shows signs of escalation
Tensions between Algeria and Morocco have never been as tense in 45 years. November 2020 unleashed pandora’s box following the military intervention in Guerguerat and Washington’s recognition of Rabat’s sovereignty over Western Sahara.
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Morocco/Algeria: The armed forces behind the Western Sahara conflict
The Algerian and Moroccan militaries rank second and fifth in Africa, respectively, and shell out dizzying sums to acquire the latest equipment. Rabat turns to US and French suppliers, while Algiers sticks with Russian-made military goods.