The disputed territory of Western Sahara was central to a deal announced by US President Donald Trump, establishing diplomatic ties between Morocco and Israel.
Morocco becomes the latest country to normalise relations with Tel-Aviv but regional experts say the victory could be short-lived.
Polisario Front, which has campaigned for independence for former Spanish colony since 1970s, promises to fight on until "occupation troops" withdraw, a day after US recognised Rabat's sovereignty there.
Israeli prime minister welcomes fourth US-brokered deal between Israel and an Arab country but Palestinians worry it will increase Israel's settlement expansion in the occupied West Bank.
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.
Rabat rejects recent allegations made in Israeli media that the country will have direct flights with Tel Aviv, implying that the Palestinian cause is “a red line” for Morocco.
There is a good chance that another country will follow the UAE’s lead in the coming days, says Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner.
EU lobbies are protecting unsustainable industries at the expense of free trade and poverty alleviation.
A meeting between the monarchs of Morocco and Saudi Arabia in Riyadh should have cooled tempers between the two governments for the moment but it will be the Libya crisis which could re-ignite them.
Morocco's spat with Saudi Arabia has been on the cards for a long time, and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman can't afford for Rabat to distance itself from the Saudi kingdom.
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