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Crans Montana Forum holds 3rd edition in Dakhla to the great displeasure of the Polisario

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 19:29
The Crans Montana Forum has kept its promise and opened on Friday its third edition in Dakhla in southern Morocco, despite the manoeuvers of the Polisario and Algerian leaders who failed in their attempt to prevent the holding of the Forum. More than a thousand participants, including heads of state, ministers, economic operators and NGOs […]

Situation in Tindouf Camps Becoming Explosive

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 19:54
Dozens of unruly Sahrawis staged a new protest march in the Tindouf camps, defying the military siege imposed on them by the Polisario and the Algerian army. The armed militia sent to the scene of the protest were unable to disperse the demonstrators, who threw stones at them, as shown by the images taken at […]

Algerian diplomacy destabilized by Morocco’s application for membership to ECOWAS

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 11:22
The Algerian regime, which has closed its borders with its Moroccan neighbor since 1994 and which continues to support the Polisario separatists, is seemingly destabilized by Morocco’s application to become a full-fledged member of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). After it failed to prevent Morocco from returning to the African Union, Algerian […]

Zambia confirms break up with Polisario and its “SADR”

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 12:20
Zambia confirmed on Saturday, through its Foreign Minister, Harry Kalaba, that it withdrew its recognition of the pseudo “SADR”, self-proclaimed by the Polisario, and severed all its ties with the entity. In a statement to the Moroccan news agency “MAP”, the Zambian top diplomat renewed his country’s position on the issue of Western Sahara as […]

Algeria, Polisario Caught Short by Morocco on the African Chessboard

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 11:10
Algerian rulers and the Polisario leaders are caught short by the diplomatic and economic offensive Morocco is staging on the African chessboard, at the initiative of King Mohammed VI. After he consolidated the standing of his Kingdom in French-speaking Africa and after his country’s triumphant readmission within the African Union (AU), Mohammed VI adopted a […]

Polisario, its sympathizers suffer defeat in Spanish Senate

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 12:10
The Spanish Senate dealt a new blow to the Polisario and its supporters when it rejected on Wednesday a motion tabled by a Catalan party demanding official recognition by Spain of the so-called Sahrawi republic “RASD” as a sovereign State. The motion, sponsored by “Izquierda Republicana de Cataluña” (The Republican Left of Catalonia – ERC), […]

Morocco Shall Never “Recognize” the Pseudo-Sahrawi Republic

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 13:04
“Morocco will never recognize” the so-called Sahrawi republic “SADR,” even after it returned to the African Union (AU), said Moroccan junior Minister for Foreign Affairs, Nasser Bourita.  “Not only Morocco does not recognize – and shall never recognize – this puppet entity, but it will redouble efforts so that the minority of countries, especially African […]

Moroccan King’s Approach in Africa Sounds the Death Knell for the Pseudo- “SADR”

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 11:34
Morocco’s readmission to the African Union last Monday following the endorsement of an overwhelming majority of 39 out of the 54 AU member states indirectly questions the legitimacy of the presence of the pseudo Sahrawi republic “RASD” in the pan-African organization. Following this feat of arms, King Mohammed VI delivered a landmark speech before his […]

Polisario Fails to Prevent “Key Bay” from Unloading Fish Oil at Fécamp

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 11:44
The Algerian media and the Polisario, which deceptively claims to represent the interests of the Western Sahara, have suffered another scathing failure in their attempt to prevent the “Key Bay” ship from disembarking at Fécamp port its cargo of oil fish from Laâyoune (southern Morocco.) A photo published on Friday, January 20 by French newspaper […]

Four Polisario Leaders Sought by Spanish Justice

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 18:16
In addition to the Polisario chief, Brahim Ghali, and four Algerian officers, three other Polisario leaders are summoned to appear before Spanish courts for crimes against humanity, torture, violation of human rights, kidnapping and rape. After it summoned Brahim Ghali in November 2016, the Audienca Nacional, the Spanish High court, which is probing these cases, […]

Polisario Panicking as African Summit Nears

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 18:12
As the 28th Summit of the African Union (AU) planned for the end of January in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, nears, panic is gripping the Polisario leaders who fear to see their pseudo-Sahrawi republic shattered, according to experts knowledgeable of the Western Sahara conflict. The Polisario leaders’ agitation is exacerbated by the return of Morocco to […]

Polisario Chief Transferred to Hospital in Spain

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 12:05
The Polisario leader, Brahim Ghali, who is reportedly critically ill, was flown to Spain and admitted to a specialized hospital in Madrid, according to corroborative sources. Ghali must undergo surgery for a cancerous tumor in the stomach, according to medical sources in Madrid. Before Brahim Ghali was flown to Spain, where he is summoned to […]

Morocco-Sahara: Reopening of Trial of Gdeim Izik Criminals before a Civilian Court

Mon, 12/26/2016 - 20:18
The trial of the perpetrators of the inhuman atrocities committed in November 2010 in Gdeim Izik, near Laayoune, was reopened on Monday before a civilian court in the city of Salé. During this trial, the families of the 13 victims were allowed to join the prosecution as civil parties, five months after the Court of […]

European Justice Inflicts the Polisario a Stinging Setback  

Wed, 12/21/2016 - 21:01
The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) has inflicted a stinging setback on the Polisario, its European lobbyists and its Algerian sponsors, by validating the EU-Morocco farm agreement. The deal concluded in 2012 between the European Union and Morocco is not applicable in Western Sahara and therefore should not have been annulled in […]

Sahara: Moroccan Military Bases in Guergarate to Cut the Way to the Polisario

Thu, 12/15/2016 - 15:56
As expected, Morocco’s response to the recent provocations by Polisario militias in the Guergarate area came from the Moroccan army, which decided to transfer military bases to the area to cut off the way to the Polisario, reported Moroccan Arabic daily “Al Massae” in its Wednesday issue. At a meeting held this week in Guelmim […]

Kenyan Amina Mohamed’s Blunder in the Tindouf Quagmire

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 16:16
Kenya’s Foreign Minister Amina Mohamed made an odd trip to the Tindouf camps in southwestern Algeria on Sunday, December 4, while she is in the midst of her campaign for the presidency of the African Commission, currently held by South African Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. The Kenyan official, who is vying for the much coveted position, seems […]