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Habibulah Mohamed Lamin


Habibulah Mohamed Lamin is an independent journalist based in the Sahrawi refugee camps, Southwestern Algeria. He regularly contributes to Al-monitor, as well as ThinkProgress and RefugeesDeeply.

Analysis: With Washington hinting at scaling back its UN commitments, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has a mountain to climb to tackle the decades-old Western Sahara crisis, writes Habibulah Mohamed Lamin.

14 April, 2017

Some Sahrawis are hopeful that the long-running dispute surrounding the Western Sahara may be tackled by President Trump.

08 February, 2017

Analysis: The Donald Trump administration's inward-looking policies may mean that Tunisia misses out.

08 February, 2017

Analysis: Russia is gambling that the new US administration will fail to notice its growing influence in North Africa.

08 February, 2017

Blog: Fears of Iranian influences sparking sectarian divisions in Algeria are unlikely to stop future cooperation between Algiers and Tehran, writes Habibulah Lamin.

30 January, 2017

Blog: Impoverished citizenries are paying the price as each country races to the stars, writes Habibulah Lamin.

30 January, 2017

In-depth: Nouakchott's diplomats seek to balance economic relations with Algeria and Morocco while becoming a hub for strategic dialogue.

03 January, 2017

An activist group to demonstrate solidarity with the people of Western Sahara has turned online after its activities were banned in Gaza.

06 December, 2016

In-depth: Many Sahrawi doctors and teachers were trained in Cuba under Castro's programme of solidarity with Western Sahara, reports Habibulah Lamin

02 December, 2016

Or is it all a miscalculated adventure? Habibulah Lamin explores the legacy of Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz.

28 November, 2016