Polisario: panic because of Moroccan satellite

The recent launch by Morocco of an earth observation satellite triggered a stir in the ranks of the Polisario, whose leaders panicked at the prospect of their headquarters in Tindouf, Algeria, being put...
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The Polisario distraught by Mohammed VI’s strong-worded speech

According to informed sources in Tindouf, the strong-worded speech delivered Monday by King Mohammed VI of Morocco on the Sahara issue has seriously shaken the Polisario leaders who find themselves unable...
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Sahara- Polisario: Algeria unmasks itself in Catalonia crisis

After a long silence, Algeria has finally reacted to the standoff between Madrid and the Catalan separatists, voicing timidly its commitment to “the integrity and unity of the Kingdom of Spain”....
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Algeria-Sahara: Messahel and the Algerian regime’s disarray

The incredible situation in which the Algerian Foreign Minister got entangled reveals the disarray of the Algerian regime on two fronts: its own economic and diplomatic failures being exposed by Morocco’s...
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Sahara: Polisario evacuates its opponents from Tindouf before Köhler arrives

The visit Wednesday in the Tindouf camps of Horst Köhler, the new Personal Envoy of the UNSG for the Sahara, is worrying the Polisario leaders, who hastened to transfer far away from the camps all the...
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Sahara: Mission impossible for Horst Kohler?

Horst Kohler, the new Personal Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for the Sahara, is about to begin his mediation with a forthcoming visit to the Maghreb. Yet, questions remain as to his ability to convince...
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Algeria: Why the Polisario gloats after Ouyahya’s return to business

The Polisario leaders have been gloating since Ahmed Ouyahya’s return to business in Algeria. The reserved Abdelmajid Tebboune has been disembarked less than three months after his appointment as...
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Sahara: Uruguayan justice gives serious doubts to the Polisario

The Polisario leaders have started doubting the effectiveness of their strategy seeking to harass ships carrying Moroccan phosphate. Their doubts are increasing, especially after the new setback they suffered...
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Western Sahara: The Economist analyzes losses incurred by Algeria, Morocco

Relations between Algeria and Morocco are tense and acrimonious because of the Western Sahara conflict. However, what is often overlooked is the huge economic and social loss caused by the closure of borders...
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Polisario: What is behind Nouakchott’s decision to declare border with Algeria “closed military zone”?

Nouakchott’s decision to declare the border with Algeria a “closed military zone” did not come out of the blues. The seizure a few days later of weapons and drugs in a vehicle coming from...
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