UN-Sahara: Koehler faces stubbornness of Algeria, the Polisario on autonomy

German Horst Koehler, the new Personal Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for the Sahara, is about to undertake his first tour of the Maghreb countries to re-activate the stalled negotiations ...

A Polisario leader denied entry to Peru

Khadijatou, aka Jadiyetu El-Mokhtar, an international relations officer of the “Union Nationale des Femmes Sahraouies”, an organization affiliated to the Polisario, landed ...

Rabat-Algiers Relations at a Standstill because of the Sahara

Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita said relations between Morocco and Algeria are at a standstill and have not witnessed any evolution for years. Relations between the two countries ...

Mozambicans stir trouble at opening of Africa-Japan summit in Maputo

Mozambican authorities stirred concern at the opening of the ministerial meeting of the Tokyo International Conference on the Development of Africa (TICAD). Mozambicans violated all ...

Sahara issue: For the King of Morocco the year 2017 was that of clarity, firmness

The year 2017 has been the year of clarity and firmness with regard to the Sahara issue and of a return to the standards and principles for the settlement of the artificial dispute ...

The Polisario irked by opening of McDonald’s in Laayoune

The Polisario Front learnt with great bitterness the opening of a restaurant of the American fast food chain “McDonald’s” in Laayoune, while the city’s inhabitants ...

Polisario irked by Uruguay’s refusal to seize a cargo of Moroccan phosphate

The authorities of Uruguay, one of the few Latin American countries that still support the Polisario’s separatist claims, refused to seize a ship carrying 300 tons of Moroccan ...

Polisario in awkward situation after arrest of 19 Moroccans, falsely accused of drug trafficking

The Polisario, which announced on Sunday (July 16) the arrest of 19 Moroccans it falsely accused of drug trafficking, found itself in a very awkward situation not only with respect ...

Polisario’s new diversion to put pressure on the UN, Morocco

The Polisario announced the arrest last Sunday, to the east of the Moroccan defense wall in the Sahara, of 19 Moroccan civilians, accusing them of serving as mules (individual carriers) ...

Moroccan OCP group accuses South Africa of “act of political piracy”

The Moroccan phosphate group (OCP) denounced on Thursday (July 13) South Africa for committing an “act of political piracy” after its justice had ordered, in mid-June, the ...
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