Sahara: Algeria embarrassed to respond publicly to Köhler

Since the UN envoy for the Sahara, Horst Köhler, extended his invitation to Algeria to participate in the December dialogue in Geneva, the Algerian leaders feel trapped. The situation is illustrated by...
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Sahara: Horst Köhler pressures Algeria, the Polisario

Algeria is in great embarrassment after the correspondence it received from UN envoy Horst Köhler, inviting it to take part in talks, in Geneva in December, alongside Mauritania, the Polisario and Morocco. The...
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Sahara: King Mohammed welcomes increasing compatibility between Moroccan and international positions

King Mohammed VI reiterated on Monday Morocco’s commitment to the momentum launched by the UN Secretary-General and his Personal Envoy for the settlement of the Sahara issue, while noting the increasing...
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Sahara-Fisheries: The EU Court denies the Polisario any representative quality

The Polisario continues to suffer setbacks at the level of the European Union. The European Court of Justice has just rejected an appeal lodged by the separatist movement in 2014 demanding the annulment...
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Sahara: Polisario losing foothold on international scene

There are telling signs in the developments of the Western Sahara issue. Several permanent members of the Security Council have clearly expressed their support for the autonomy plan advocated by Morocco. After...
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Polisario Suffers two diplomatic setbacks in one week

The Polisario is scoring more and more diplomatic setbacks in Africa and elsewhere, while the Morocco-proposed autonomy plan for the settlement of the Sahara issue is gaining more support day by day. The...
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Sahara: Köhler tours region to understand reality on the ground

Horst Köhler, the UN Secretary General’s personal envoy for the Sahara, who is currently touring the region, has chosen Algeria as his first stop. The choice speaks volumes about the role of Algiers...
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Polisario: What makes Brahim Ghali rush to South Africa

In the run-up to the July summit of the African Union (AU) in Mauritania, Polisario leader Brahim Ghali was dispatched by Algeria to southern Africa to seek support from the countries of the region. The...
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Sahara: Security Council puts Polisario, Algeria under pressure

Although they try to hide their disappointment, the Polisario and Algeria have been particularly struck by the UN Security Council Resolution 2414 on the Sahara. The text insists on a realistic political...
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Sahara: After disillusionment with the EU, Polisario expects a setback at the UN

Until the last moment, the Polisario was pinning hopes on the February judgment of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) to score points at the European Union. However, its hopes were shattered by the decision...
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