US President Biden will risk alienating Morocco, a reliable ally, if it reverses the Trump administration's deal.
The Saharawi army launched four rockets in the direction of Guerguerat along the security wall that separates Saharawi fighters from Moroccan forces in the desert territory.
The disputed territory of Western Sahara was central to a deal announced by US President Donald Trump, establishing diplomatic ties between Morocco and Israel.
Polisario Front rebel group that seeks independence for Western Sahara says ongoing fighting will end if Rabat ends its "occupation" of the disputed territory.
Escalating tensions might threaten a three-decade-long ceasefire between Rabat and the Polisario Front, which demands independence from Morocco.
Tensions in the former Spanish colony have sparked concern around the globe, with the United Nations, the African Union, Algeria and Mauritania urging both sides to respect a 1991 ceasefire.
The Moroccan foreign ministry hinted at a possible withdrawal of its troops from the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, causing tensions between the two kingdoms.
The UN has finally managed to bring Morocco, Algeria, Mauritania and the region's separatist group Polisario to the negotiating table, hoping to make some progress on the four-decade-long dispute.
As Morocco’s king offers to hold direct talks with Algeria, we take a look at the issues that keep the two countries at odds — contentious border issues dating back to French colonisation and the territory of Western Sahara.
Morocco has announced it is cutting ties with Iran, accusing Tehran of weaponising the Polisario Front, an independence movement that has clashed with Rabat for Western Sahara for the past four decades.
The move comes as Morocco accuses Iran of supplying weapons to the separatist Polisario Front that is fighting for the independence of the Western Sahara.
The Morrocan government warned the UN peacekeeping mission for Western Sahara of Polisario Front independence fighters moving into UN-controlled areas but a UN spokesman said the mission has "not observed any movement".
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