Home Tags Western Sahara

Tag: Western Sahara

Algeria says Moroccan bombardment killed three Algerians on Western Sahara border

-
Algeria said on Wednesday that Moroccan bombardment had killed three of its citizens in the border area between Mauritania and the disputed territory of...

Morocco recalls its ambassador to Berlin over Western Sahara

-
Morocco recalled its ambassador to Berlin for consultations on Thursday in protest at what it described as Germany's "destructive attitude" towards Rabat's position on...

Refugees’ frustration drives renewed Western Sahara conflict

-
Generations of young Sahrawis have grown up in Algeria’s remote desert refugee camps largely forgotten by the outside world and now see no prospect...

ISS: Donald Trump leaves Joe Biden a booby trap

-
Trump’s last-minute decision to recognise Morocco’s claim to Western Sahara presents the new US president with a dilemma. United States (US) President Joe Biden is...

South Africa stands in solidarity with Palestine, Western Sahara

-
Department of International Relations and Co-operation (DIRCO) Minister Dr Naledi Pandor again expressed solidarity with the people of Palestine and Western Sahara in their...

Morocco PM says Western Sahara wall at centre of dispute completed

-
Morocco has finished building a sand barrier in a UN-monitored buffer zone in Western Sahara, Prime Minister Saad Eddine El Otmani told Reuters on...

Fears grow of new Western Sahara war between Morocco and Polisario...

-
The Western Sahara’s Polisario Front group said on Friday that Morocco had broken their ceasefire and “ignited war”, but Rabat denied there had been...

Morocco vows to clear Polisario blockade of Western Sahara road

-
Morocco will clear the main road linking Western Sahara to Mauritania that has been blocked since 21 October by supporters of the Polisario independence...

AU Chair calls for calm between Sarahawi and Morocco

-
Chairperson of the African Union (AU), President Cyril Ramaphosa, has been made aware of the growing tension between the Western Sahara and Morocco, arising...

ISS: Former Liberation Movements charge to the rescue of Western Sahara

-
Southern Africa’s former liberation movements have symbolically donned their old camouflage uniforms and are resuming the decolonisation struggle. This time though, the colonising power...

Morocco, UN, AU urged to fast-track Western Sahara referendum

-
Western Sahara President Brahim Ghali has urged the African Union, the United Nations and Morocco to fast-track the long delayed referendum on the self-determination...

Africa not free until Western Sahara is decolonised – Sisulu

-
The SADC Ministers Solidarity Conference with Western Sahara will serve to remind the region that Africa will not be truly free until the last...

UN hosting Western Sahara talks

The UN envoy for the contested Western Sahara will convene talks in Switzerland this week, seeking compromise after a first round in December marked...

SA welcomes resumption of peace talks on Western Sahara

-
International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has welcomed the resumption of peace talks on the situation in Western Sahara. The first round of negotiations...

MINURSO mandate extended

-
The United Nations Security Council extended the mandate of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) until April 30. Adopting...

ISS: AU limits its role in Western Sahara crisis

-
The African Union (AU) will be limiting its peace efforts in the Western Sahara in order to support the United Nations' (UN)...

SA, Algeria reaffirm support for independent Western Sahara

-
International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says South Africa and Algeria remain firm in their support for the independence of Western...

ISS: The Western Sahara debate heats up

-
The contested Western Sahara, claimed by Morocco, borders Mauritania to the south. It is therefore apt that it is at the 31st...

SA wants Western Sahara independent

-
In solidarity with the Saharawi people in their fight for independence, South Africa has called for decisive steps to close the chapter...

Morocco mulling all options over Western Sahara truce threat

-
Morocco is considering "all options" if the United Nations does not address accusations the Polisario independence movement is threatening a 1991 ceasefire...

COMPANY NEWS