UN-Sahara: Köhler expects progress before year’s end, Algeria’s involvement a must

Horst Köhler, the UN Secretary-General’s Personal Envoy for Western Sahara, briefed members of the Security Council Wednesday on his mission, in a context marked by the general belief that no…

Algerian regime finances Polisario lavishly, imposes austerity measures on Algerians

The least one can say is that the situation in Algeria is quite strange. At the time the military intelligence services are drawing from the state’s slush funds, fueled by…

Human Rights: Algeria finger-pointed by the HRC for abuses in Tindouf camps

The UN Human Rights Council (HRC) last Thursday urged Algeria to allow the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to register the inhabitants of the Tindouf refugee camps as stipulated…

Morocco’s stand on Sahara issue supported by 31st African Summit

The report on the Moroccan Sahara presented Sunday by the chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, at the 31st Summit of African Heads of State gathered in…

Sahara-UN-Mediation: Horst Köhler visits Rabat before trip to Laayoune & Dakhla

The Personal Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for the Sahara, Horst Köhler, is visiting Morocco this Wednesday (June 27), as part of his second tour in the region, which took…