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 ...

Sahara: Geneva Second round table on March 21-22 

Horst Köhler, the personal envoy of the UN Secretary-General for the Sahara, is expected to gather, on March 21 and 22 in Geneva, the four protagonists of this regional conflict: Morocco, ...

Sahara: Köhler holds on to a “Geneva II” 

As announced before the UN Security Council last January, Horst Köhler, the personal envoy of the UN Secretary-General for the Sahara, is preparing a “Geneva II”, on the ...

Sahara: MINURSO threatened by subversive elements of the Polisario

Subversive elements of the Polisario Front have openly threatened the peacekeepers of the UN mission in Western Sahara, “MINURSO”, deployed in the region of Guerguarat. Ould ...
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