Habibulah Mohamed Lamin

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika casts his ballot during the parliamentary election in Algiers, Algeria, May 4, 2017. (photo by REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra)

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Voters keep Algeria’s legislative leaders in power despite economy, unemployment

Wednesday, May. 17, 2017 | Habibulah Mohamed Lamin, Contributor

Islamists gained some influence in Algeria’s recent parliamentary elections, but the ruling party retained its position.

How Polisario Front hopes to partner with Russia in Western Sahara

Tuesday, Apr. 11, 2017 | Habibulah Mohamed Lamin, Contributor

Polisario Front officials in Western Sahara are working to enlist Russia as an ally at the United Nations Security Council in their fight for independence, as they believe both sides have many shared interests.

Runners in grueling marathon persevere, as do Sahrawis

Friday, Mar. 17, 2017 | Habibulah Mohamed Lamin, Contributor

Each year, runners brave the harsh conditions of the Sahara Marathon to benefit and show solidarity with the Sahrawi people.

Polisario seeks to keep Sahara dispute in spotlight

Friday, Mar. 10, 2017 | Habibulah Mohamed Lamin, Contributor

By withdrawing from a Western Sahara neutral area, Morocco is courting the new UN secretary-general while getting rid of the attention the tense situation has brought to the Western Sahara plight.

What's on Morocco's agenda as it rejoins African Union?

Friday, Feb. 10, 2017 | Habibulah Mohamed Lamin, Contributor

Morocco wants to take advantage of its strong economic presence to gain political support in the Western Sahara dispute while becoming a hub for Western investments in the African continent.

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Habibulah Mohamed Lamin is an independent journalist based in Algeria. He contributes to Al-Monitor, The New Arab, Middle East Eye, ThinkProgress and Refugees Deeply. On Twitter:  @habibullahWS

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