Sahara: UN Security Council Extends MINURSO Mandate until 31 October 2021

The UN Security Council, on Friday, extended by one year MINURSO’s mandate, reaffirming anew the pre-eminence of the Moroccan autonomy initiative to settle the artificial conflict over the Moroccan Sahara. The Security Council has decided to extend MINURSO’s mandate until Read more

Sahara: UNSC Renews MINURSO mandate, Stresses Algeria’s Responsibility in the conflict

The Security Council has unanimously extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission for the Sahara MINURSO by six months, while expressing its full support for the decision of the Secretary General and his Personal Envoy, Horst Köhler, to initiate Read more

Sahara: Laayoune Meeting Sends Strong Message to Morocco’s Enemies

The meeting, held Monday in Laayoune, southern Morocco, by political parties and all components of Moroccan society, sends “a strong message” to the international community and enemies of Morocco’s territorial integrity, said Head of Government, Saad Eddine El Othmani. This Read more

Morocco’s King informs UNSG, leaders of friendly countries about developments in Sahara region

King Mohammed VI has informed the United Nations Secretary-General of Morocco’s rejection of the Polisario separatists’ provocations in the buffer zone, east of the Moroccan security wall, and will inform the leaders of all friendly countries of the latest developments Read more

Sahara: Security Council Extends MINURSO Mandate, Reaffirms Preeminence of Autonomy Plan

The UN Security Council extended, on Friday, the mandate of MINURSO for one year until April 30, 2017, and reaffirmed the preeminence of the Morocco-proposed autonomy initiative in the Sahara, describing as “serious and credible” Morocco’s efforts to push forward Read more

King Mohammed VI Hails GCC Strong Support to Morocco’s Territorial Integrity

King Mohammed VI has hailed the unwavering backing of GCC countries to Morocco’s territorial integrity currently targeted by some enemies seeking to destabilize the North African nation which has weathered Arab Spring storms. “The question of the Moroccan Sahara has Read more

Algeria/Morocco: a Fortuitous Message or a deliberate diversion?

A new escalation in Algerian-Moroccan relations is making the headlines in both countries and fuelling analysts’ comments. Relations between the two neighboring countries deteriorated after the Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika stressed in a message he addressed earlier this week to Read more