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Scenes of Western Sahara

Dry River

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Map of Western SaharaSand BermDry RiverLaayoune StreetPort LaayouneUnloading the CatchFull CratesFishing AgreementsMining PhosphatesPhosphate RockConveyer BeltWater SourceHealing PropertiesTea PreparationSweet TreatsTagines at MarketCall for IndependenceAminetu HaidarJailed ActivistsSahrawi RepresentationMine DirectorAgreement?

Dry River

Western Sahara has a population of about 523,000, according to the CIA World Factbook. Its main industries are fishing, phosphate mining and raising livestock, including camels and goats. Here, some tiles are buried in the dry bed of the Saguia el Hamra River.

See the full story: Regional Instability Threatens Already Tense Western Sahara