النسخة العربية
Latest News

Sahara: Moroccan Foreign Minister Sends Letter to Ban Ki-moon

New York (UN)-Moroccan foreign minister Salaheddine Mezouar underlined, in a letter Tuesday to UNSG Ban Ki-moon that Morocco has honored all its commitments and taken measures beyond those recommended by the UNSC, urging other parties to show a similar qualitative commitment. In the letter, also handed out to the 15 UNSC member states and to be issued as an official document by the executive body, Mezouar s ...

Read more

The Sahara should be called Moroccan Western Sahara: former FM

Taroudant, Morocco- The former Moroccan Foreign Minister Saad Eddine Otmani proposed Friday in the southern Moroccan city of Dakhla that the Sahara be called the “Moroccan Western Sahara”. The former Minister wrote on his Facebook account that “many of the people in the region have shown special interest and some of them commended my proposal to call it: the Moroccan Western Sahara” At a meeting on the firs ...

Read more

For first time US Appropriation Bill supports Moroccan Autonomy Plan in the Sahara

Washington D.C.- President Barack Obama signed on Friday night in Washington D.C. the 2014 Appropriation Bill. The new bill provides, for the first time funding to Morocco to finance development projects in the Sahara. Just as the U.S. Congress, who had previously and repeatedly expressed bipartisan support for this measure through letters, reports, and most recently through a voice vote in the month of Jul ...

Read more

Facts about the Sahara conflict that you should know

New York- Today the Moroccan people are celebrating the 38th anniversary of the Green March, which took place on November 6, 1975 and saw the participation of 350,000 Moroccans from all walks of life, who marched into the Sahara to free the territory from Spanish rule. This peaceful march constituted a watershed event in Morocco’s recent history. Today’s anniversary coincides with the tension that the relat ...

Read more

PAM decides to set up internal front to defend Morocco’s territorial integrity

Skhirat - The Authenticity and Modernity Party (PAM) on Saturday announced its decision to set up a front for the defense of the territorial integrity of the Kingdom and the Sahara issue, which will be responsible for mobilizing resources for the defense of the national cause and monitoring the latest developments. The Secretary General of the party, Mustapha Bakouri, who made the announcement at the 16th P ...

Read more

Sahara: Morocco reiterates “total commitment” to political process under UN aegis

New York-  Morocco has reiterated its "total commitment to the political process, under the aegis of the United Nations organization, on the basis of clear parameters set by the UN Security council in its latest resolutions, to reach a political consensus-based solution" to the Sahara issue, said Morocco's minister of foreign affairs and cooperation before the UN general assembly. Speaking during the genera ...

Read more

Morocco adopts Two-Track Approach to the Sahara issue: US think-tank

Rabat- Morocco has adopted a dual track approach to the Sahara issue, which ambitiously targets both economic development and conflict settlement, says the US think-tanks Carnegie Endowment for international peace. In an analysis by Jacques Rousselier, the think-tank considers that this is an "ambitious plan" meant to "bring the developmental level comparable to the national level" and implying a "careful a ...

Read more

The Sahara : Let’s make it a womb not a tomb

By Rachid Khoya Morocco World News Smara, Morocco, July 1, 2013 Is our silence as golden as they say? Are we silent though we do not talk loudly in public? And what do we say when we are alone with our friends, relatives and in the absence of authority and its symbols? Is what we say in our heads and hearts what we say in front of others? And why are intellectuals, who normally should take the lead, silent ...

Read more

The Sahara and the game of treason: protecting national unity is a sacred duty

By Rachid Khoya Morocco World News Smara, June 25, 2013 All over the world, treason is considered a crime that laws and constitutions punish and abhor. Citizens are educated to love their countries, serve their fellow citizens and protect the national unity in terms of culture, economy, politics or society. Democratic countries, throughout their political history, have sentenced and reprimanded those who be ...

Read more

Situation in the Polisario-run camps, a breeding ground for terrorists: expert

Washington, May 29, 2013 (MAP) Weapons, human trafficking, political unrest, the activism of Al Qaeda’s affiliates, and the presence of the violent Polisario front (southwestern Algeria) are turning the North Africa region into “a breeding ground for new generations of terrorists”, writes the US “Washington Post” daily. In an article titled “North Africa: Breeding grounds for terror”, the paper writes that ...

Read more

There is no real African Union without Morocco, Congolese MPs and Academics

Kinshasa, May 27, 2013 (MAP) Several Congolese MPs and academics said that there is no real African Union (AU) without Morocco, underlining that African leaders should make more efforts and try to bring Morocco, an AU founding member and a model of development in Africa, back to the Union and benefit from its experience.  Newspaper "L'Observateur" quoted on Monday Loma Djesa, from the Congolese Institute fo ...

Read more

Assassination of a Polisario leader for his opposing political views on the Sahara

By Youssef Elkaidi Morocco World News Fez, May 4, 2013 Anyone who opposes the mainstream political views of the Polisario leader Mohammed Abdelaziz Al-Morakchy, who has been in power since the early years of foundation of the separatist movement in 1973 and took hold of the Sahraouis in Tindouf camps since 1976, can expect a strong response. The last victim of the right to self-determination that the Polisa ...

Read more

© 2011 - 2013, Morocco World News

Scroll to top