Tag Archives: Mauritania

Polisario militiamen to leave Guerguarat very soon

The armed elements of the Polisario Front deployed for months in the buffer zone of Guerguarat at the Moroccan-Mauritanian border are expected to withdraw in the coming days, a source…

Sahara: Rabat announces unilateral withdrawal from Gueguarat buffer zone

Morocco has decided to proceed with the unilateral withdrawal of its armed forces from the buffer zone separating the Gueguerat border post from Mauritania on Sunday, February 6, in response…

Western Sahara: UN Deals a Blow to Polisario’s Leader

The UN mission in Western Sahara (MINURSO) has dealt a blow to the Polisario’s chief, Brahim Ghali, when it affirmed that contrary to Ghali’s allegations, it had not witnessed any…

Polisario Involved in Cocaine Trafficking in Mauritania

A Mauritanian official confirmed the involvement of the Polisario in a cocaine trafficking operation that was foiled recently in Mauritania. In a statement to the TV channel France 24 in…

Mauritania: Polisario involved in drug trafficking, humanitarian aid smuggling

The violent clashes that opposed recently the Mauritanian army and armed traffickers, who included Polisario elements, show the extent of the involvement of the Algeria-backed separatist Sahrawi Front in various…