2020-11-13: Following the blockade of the border between Western Sahara and Mauritania for trucks needed to supply the village of Guerguerat, which is under Moroccan control, by the Polisario Front the Moroccan Government announced military operations in the area. The Polisario Front has already announced that this would be considered a violation of a cease-fire agreement.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Ongoing armed clashes are to be expected. Travellers are advised to exercise high caution, to strictly avoid operations of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.