Sahara: Latest negotiations before Security Council vote

The group of friends of the Sahara (United States, France, Russia, United Kingdom, and Spain) would reportedly meet on Wednesday for final discussions on the US draft resolution, before ...

UN: New resolution on Sahara does not mention human rights monitoring

The new draft resolution on the Sahara that the Security Council is going to adopt in late April, does not differ much in its content from the previous resolution and focuses on the ...

UN-Sahara: Persistence of divergence between Americans and French on MINURSO mandate 

On Monday, April 15, the United States handed over to the members of the “Club of Friends of Western Sahara” a copy of the first version of the draft resolution on the Sahara, ...

Sahara: Mauritanian president deals hard blow to Algerian & Polisario leaders 

The Algerian generals and the Polisario were expecting everything in these difficult times Algeria is going through, except to be dealt a hard blow by their yesterday’s ally, the ...

Arab spring winds in Algeria sweep over Polisario camps

The unprecedented popular uprisings shaking Algeria since February 22 reverberate in the Tindouf camps and risk to set them on fire. Demonstrations, marches and sit-ins have been organized ...

USA-Sahara: Under-Secretary of State David Hale expected in Morocco

Under-Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale is expected next week in Rabat. The visit to Morocco, April 10 – 11, will be preceded by visits to France and Belgium. In ...

Sahara: Solution “possible” with “gestures of good faith” (Guterres)

A solution to the conflict around the Sahara is “possible”, but it requires “a strong political will” on the part of the different parties and of the international ...

Moroccan Sahara, the frenetic obsession of Algerian leaders  

Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra has learned of his ouster of the new cabinet appointed on Sunday while he was attending the 30th Arab summit in the capital of Tunisia. Lamamra, ...

Guterres recalls UN exclusivity in dealing with Sahara issue

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called on all member states to support the efforts of the UN and his personal envoy for the Sahara, Horst Köhler, aimed at reaching a final ...

Sahara conflict protagonists to meet before summer despite fundamental differences

The participants in the second round table on the future of Western Sahara agreed last Friday to meet again for further talks, even if the positions are very diverging. At the end of ...
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