Polisario: What Algeria gains by naming Taleb Omar in Algiers

By forcing the Polisario leader Brahim Ghali to appoint Abdelkader Taleb Omar as ambassador in Algiers, the Algerian regime has avoided a confrontation with unpredictable consequences between the ousted...
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Polisario loses battle over holding of Crans Montana Forum in Dakhla

The Polisario is striving to prevent the holding in Dakhla of the Crans Montana Forum, an annual high mass to kick off Thursday. Brahim Ghali, the leader of the Algeria-backed front, has even implored...
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Sahara: Horst Köhler bogged down in nebulous consultations

The bumpy start of the mission of the UN Personal Envoy for the Sahara, Horst Köhler, raises more and more fears about the fate of the negotiations process, which is likely to get bogged down even before...
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Polisario: The underside of Mohamed Akaik’s appointment

A new episode of the Algerian Generals’ stranglehold on the Polisario started with the appointment of Mohamed Akaik as “prime minister” of the pseudo Sahara republic (SADR), in replacement...
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Polisario tallies losses after Abidjan summit

The Polisario is at bay. The leaders of the separatist front and the leaders of Algeria are now convinced that the rapprochement between Morocco and South Africa during the AU-EU summit in Abidjan, will...
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EU-AU summit: Mohammed VI Shatters Polisario’s, Algeria’s calculations

The Polisario and Algeria have bet until the last minute on the withdrawal of Morocco from the AU-EU summit in Abidjan, but their calculations were shattered by King Mohammed VI who decided to participate...
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Peru: The false Sahrawi diplomat who humiliated the Polisario

Peru has placed the Polisario in an unprecedented awkward situation. The Peruvian customs police denied entry to a person who presented herself as the ambassador of the Sahrawi Republic, while she was...
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Sahara: Japan deals serious blow to the Polisario

It was a serious blow that the Polisario suffered in Maputo, which is hosting the TICAD, the Japan-sponsored Tokyo International Conference on the Development of Africa. Tokyo categorically refused the...
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Polisario, Algeria’s failure in Dakar

The postponement sine die of the meeting of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), initially scheduled for March 23-25 in Dakar, illustrates the new diplomatic showdown between Morocco and Algeria...
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Sahara-Polisario: How Algerian diplomacy tries to hijack the agenda in Africa

The failure of the Polisario leader to influence the UN Secretary General as to the challenge the separatist front is posing in the buffer strip of Guerguarat prompted Algerian officials to turn towards...
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