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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Polisario leaders infuriated by delimitation of Moroccan maritime waters

Morocco is about to undertake, through “sophisticated technologies”, the procedural operations of delimiting its maritime space, the exclusive economic zone and the continental shelf, announced...
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Sahara: Polisario leaders incensed against Ana Palacio

The Polisario leaders are incensed against Ana Palacio, former Spanish Foreign Minister, who has debunked their new strategy to resort to foreign courts to lodge complaints against Morocco to undermine...
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Polisario involved in international drug trafficking network dismantled in Morocco

In Morocco, the dragnet that led to the arrest on Monday of half a dozen international drug and psychotropic traffickers, including an Algerian, a Malian and two members of the Polisario, illustrates...
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Panama: The decision that toppled the Polisario’s new strategy

Another plan hatched by the Polisario collapsed. The rejection by the Panama Maritime Court of the action brought by the Polisario against the owner of the ship, Ultra Innovation, which was sailing to...
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Algeria, Polisario troubled by Morocco’s accession to ECOWAS

The diplomatic setbacks suffered by Algeria over the past few months do not seem to be showing any signs of stopping. The green light obtained by Rabat on Sunday in Monrovia to join ECOWAS adds to the...
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Algeria: Confessions of a former minister on the Sahara

Another former Algerian official said out loud what he has long been thinking about the Sahara issue. Ali Benouari, a former Algerian Junior Minister of the Treasury, felt free to speak out after he left...
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Sahara-Panama: The phosphate war will not take place

Panama’s decision to allow a ship carrying Moroccan phosphates to continue its journey to Canada has thwarted the Polisario’s new maneuver, schemed by Algeria, to wage a sea warfare against Morocco,...
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Algeria-Polisario: CIA’s accusatory documents

CIA declassified documents have confirmed what everyone already suspected: Algeria supplied the Polisario Front with sophisticated weapons and equipment at the height of the armed clashes with Morocco...
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