The Economist: Western Sahara conflict, a huge economic mess for Algiers and Rabat

Because of the dispute over Western Sahara, the two Maghreb neighbors, Morocco and Algeria, lose each year 2 points of their gross domestic product (GDP), notes the renowned British ... Continue Reading →

Solution to Sahara Conflict is to be found in Algeria, Ana Palacio

Former Spanish Foreign Minister Ana Palacio asserted that “Algeria is the country that holds the key so that the Polisario accepts the Moroccan autonomy plan for the Sahara.” Speaking ... Continue Reading →

Sahara: European Parliament deals stinging blow to the Polisario

The Polisario, its Algerian sponsors and their European supporters were dealt a stinging blow on Wednesday. The European Parliament in Strasbourg rejected a draft resolution tabled ... Continue Reading →

African Union: Morocco scores first victory against the Polisario

In a first confrontation against the Algeria-backed Polisario at the headquarters of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, Morocco succeeded, thanks to Nigeria’s mediation, to amend ... Continue Reading →