El Aaiún

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El Aaiún

(ɛl aɪˈjuːn)
n
(Placename) a city in Western Sahara, controlled by Morocco: the capital of the former Spanish Sahara; port facilities for rich phosphate deposits nearby. Pop: 197 000 (2005 est). Moroccan (French) name: Laâyoune

El Aa•iún

(ˌɛl ɑˈyun)
n.
the capital of Western Sahara. 96,784
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Ten years earlier, Moroccan troops had arrived at El Aaiun (now called Laayoune), the capital of the territory, sparking clashes with Polisario guerrillas.
Maroc Telecom plans an extension of the fiber optic line now reaching the Sahrawi capital El Aaiun, to go further southwards, passing Boujdour, Dakhla and Aousserd, and finally reaching the Mauritanian capital, Nouakchott.
Organised as a headquarters, three rifle companies and a support company equipped with machine guns, mortars and infantry cannons, the 13th Bandera was based at El Aaiun and was subordinate to the 2nd Tercio for administrative purposes.
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The company was offered two permits to drill for oil and gas in the region of Foum Agwainit, south-western the occupied city of El Aaiun, capital of Western Sahara.
The 100% interest in the licences covers almost 80,000 km2 of exploration acreage and crosses the Tindouf and Aaiun basins.
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Outside the European core area, Europa holds two concessions in Western Sahara issued by the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic covering two highly prospective areas (Tindouf and Aaiun Basins).
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