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Western Sahara news - Western Sahara News
Mainly news from IRIN, the U.N. body and Western Sahara Referendum Support Association, ARSO. [KF]

BBC World Service - Africa
Use the Search box to locate news. Has a history timeline and country profile.

Global NewsBank
Subscription only. Some universities subscribe. Full text articles. Does not have the latest news but good for researching news from a week ago back to 1985. Use the Customized Search for best results. News from the ADI news agency web site in Djibouti, African newspapers, African radio broadcasts, AP, etc. [KF]

Subscription only; some universities subscribe. Full text articles from world newspapers, includes articles translated into English. Use the Guided Search for best results.

Sahara Press Service - Agence de presse de la République Arabe Sahraouie Démocratique
In French, English, Spanish. Press releases, an email news mailing list, links to related sites. Based in Tindouf, Algeria. [KF]

In Arabic and English.

United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO)
News from the UN Mission site.

United Nations - ReliefWeb
Select By Country for recent news on Western Sahara from the U.N. OCHA Integrated Regional Information Network for Central and Eastern Africa (IRIN-CEA), other U.N. bodies, Agence France Presse, etc. Maintained by the U.N. Dept. of Humanitarian Affairs.