POLISARIO

AcronymDefinition
POLISARIOFrente Popular de Liberación de Saguia-El-Hamra y Rio de Oro (Popular Liberation Front for Western Sahara)
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The report explained that the overpopulation of the jail is in direct contravention of the international standards that Polisario pledged to respect.
Alors que le Japon refuse categoriquement de l'inviter, le Polisario s'incruste au forum en se placant dans l'interstice d'ancienne decision de l'Union Africaine qui appelle a la participation de "tous les membres de l'organisation" aux reunions de l'UA.
Morocco claimed Western Sahara after colonial Spain left decades ago, but Polisario fought a guerrilla war for independence for the Sahrawi people until a UN-backed ceasefire.
Apres la levee du drapeau national sahraoui, les festivites officielles ont debute par l'organisation de defiles d'eleves d'ecoles et d'etablissement educatifs et d'elements des unites de la securite et de la defense, pour mettre en exergue les acquis realises sous la direction du ront Polisario, representant legitime du peuple sahraoui, en 45 ans de lutte pour la liberation, en particulier en matiere de formation du Sahraoui.
Fighting later broke out between Morocco and Polisario before ending in a ceasefire in September 1991.
(On May 1, 2018, Morocco cut ties with Iran and its [armed Shi'ite unit Hizbullah [of Lebanon] for having backed the Polisario Front).
TEHRAN: Iran Wednesday denied that it was involved in a weapons delivery via Hezbollah to the Polisario Front movement seeking independence for Western Sahara, after Morocco cut diplomatic ties with Tehran over the allegations.
The Moroccan foreign minister said on Tuesday that the country will sever diplomatic ties with Iran over what he claimed as Tehran's support for the Polisario Front.
THe Polisario Front rejected the Moroccan decision and engaged in a guerrilla war for independence, until the declaration of a ceasefire in 1991.
Manama: Bahrain said it fully supported Morocco's decision to sever its relations with Iran following the proven military support of its ally Hezbollah for the Polisario Front against the national security and the higher interests of the North African kingdom.
Rabat [Morocco] May 2 ( ANI ): Morocco will sever diplomatic ties with Iran over its alleged involvement in the delivery of weapons from its Lebanese ally Hezbollah to the Polisario Front.