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Moroccan Sahrawi women clap their hands to supprt Moroccan authorities against separatists in Western Sahara. (AFP)

Spain ‘Hasn’t Changed Its Position’ on Western Sahara: Ana Rodriguez

Rabat - Spain "has not changed its position" on the Sahara issue. It is also reiterating its "full willingness" to continue its efforts to...
Moroccan King Mohammed VI. Photographer: Fadel Senna. AFP/Getty Images

Strategy for New Approach to Moroccan Diplomacy in Mexico and Latin...

Washington D.C. - My work in Mexico and with El Salvador during the 1990s gave me a front-row seat to the inworkings of the...
Guerguerate: Algeria Encourages Escalation of Polisario Provocations

Guerguerate: Algeria Encourages Escalation of Polisario Provocations

Rabat - Algeria is still inciting Polisario militias to increase their provocations against Morocco in the buffer zone of Guerguerate, in the southernmost part...
EU Commends Morocco's Unilateral Withdrawal from Guerguarat Zone

Only France Can Prevent a Morocco-Algeria War from Erupting

Washington DC - While most North Africans and Europeans observers concur that a Morocco-Algeria War is highly unlikely, Moroccan and Algerian troops keep amassing...

Polisario Blames Morocco for Ross’ Resignation

Rabat - The Polisario Front has pointed the finger at Morocco as the cause of  Special Envoy Christopher Ross’ resignation. Morocco has also been...
Latin American Diplomat Expected to Replace Christopher Ross

Latin American Diplomat Expected to Replace Christopher Ross

Rabat - A yet-unidentified Latin American diplomat might replace Christopher Ross as the United Nations Personal Envoy for Western Sahara following his resignation last...

Christopher Ross Resigns as UNSG Personal Envoy for Western Sahara

Rabat - Christopher Ross has resigned from his position as United Nations Personal Envoy for Western Sahara. American diplomat, Christopher Ross, has submitted his resignation to...
King Mohamed VI of Morocco. Abdelaziz bouteflika of Algeria

Western Sahara: An Isolated Algeria Could Spark a War with Morocco

Washington DC - While Morocco has made all the right moves to avoid a military clash with the Polisario militia near the Mauritanian borders,...
King Mohammed VI and Russia President Putin

Moroccan Youth NGO’s Call on Putin to Support Morocco’s Autonomy Plan

Rabat - In a communiqué sent to Russian President, Vladimir Putin, 82 Moroccan youth organizations have asked for his support for the autonomy plan...
King Mohammed VI at the African Union Summit

Morocco’s Return to AU, Opportunity for Greater Trade with Africa: Newsweek

Washington – Morocco’s return to the African Union (AU) is an opportunity for greater trade with African countries, wrote US magazine Newsweek, in an...
King Mohammed VI, accompanied by the South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Mayardit

Morocco’s King in Juba: Algeria, South Africa Lose South Sudan, Western...

Washington D.C. - Morocco’s aggressive foreign policy in Africa has been driven not only by the desire to regain admission to the African Union (AU)...

Can Antonio Guterres Do a Better Job Than Ban Ki-moon?

New York - Portuguese diplomat Antonio Guterres has been officially inaugurated as the United Nations Secretary-General. From the start, Guterres will have to address...
Spain Pursues Genocide Charges Against Polisario Leader Ibrahim Ghali

EU Court Ruling: Why Morocco Should Put More Pressure on the...

New York - After the European Court of Justice (ECJ) rejected the Polisario’s appeal against the agricultural agreement signed between Morocco and the European...
Court of Justice of the European Union

EU Court of Justice Rejects Polisario Appeal Against Morocco-EU Agriculture Agreement

Casablanca — The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on Wednesday annulled the December 10, 2015 judgment of the EU's General Court...
General Wang Xiaojun of China Force Commander

China’s Major General Wang Xiaojin Appointed Commander of MINURSO 

Casablanca — United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Major General Wang Xiaojin as the leader of the UN Mission for Referendum in the...
Tensions Grow as Nouakchott Grants Polisario Entrance Into Lagouira

Tension Grows as Nouakchott Grants Polisario Access to Lagouira

Casablanca - Earlier this week, Mauritanian authorities made its stance on the Sahara issue far less neutral and allowed the Polisario to enter Lagouira,...
Refugees from Western Sahara walk through a school in a refugee camp in the Tindouf reigon of south-western Algeria on October 18, 2005 (AFP Photo/Fayez Nureldine)

Western Sahara: ‘Democracy Now’ Ignores Facts, History to Criticize Morocco

New York - American NGO “Democracy Now” released a podcast on November 24 that purports to provide coverage of the Western Sahara issue.  While its...
king mohammed vi and françois hollande

Western Sahara: France Reiterates Support for 2007 Autonomy Proposal

Rabat - France reiterated Tuesday its support for Morocco’s autonomy proposal for a mutually acceptable political resolution to the Western Sahara issue, referring to the plan as “serious...