Recent opening of border crossing between Mauritania and Algeria turned rapidly into a fiasco

The new Algerian-Mauritanian border post Tindouf-Zouerate, opened recently with grand fanfare on the Algerian side, has seemingly turned into a fiasco according to the testimony of ... Continue Reading →

MINURSO chief briefs Security Council on situation in the Sahara

The UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative in the Sahara and head of MINURSO, Colin Stewart, visited UN headquarters in New York earlier this week, where he was due to ... Continue Reading →

UN-Sahara: Köhler’s second briefing before Security Council Wednesday

UN Secretary General’s Personal Envoy for the Sahara Horst Köhler will brief the Security Council this Wednesday on the results of his latest tour of the North African region. The ... Continue Reading →

Western Sahara: Köhler receives Messahel in Berlin

The UN mediator for the Sahara, Horst Köhler, is to receive Thursday in Berlin the Algerian Foreign Minister, Abdelkader Messahel, for talks on the issue of the Moroccan Sahara. The ... Continue Reading →