President Tebboune: Western Sahara is a decolonization issue

Algiers, 5 April 2021 (SPS) - President of Algeria, Mr. Abdelmadjid Tebboune affirmed Sunday evening that the Western Sahara issue remains a decolonization issue and its settlement implies a return to the relevant UN decisions, expressing his wish to see the brothers (Moroccan Kingdom and Polisario Front) reach a solution accepted by both parties.

AU called to play stronger role to establish a lasting peace in Western Sahara

Addis Ababa, 5 April 2021 (SPS) - The African Union (AU) Commissioner for Peace and Security, Adeoye Bankole, called on the African organization to "play a stronger and more active role" to bring lasting peace in Africa.

SPLA carries out new attacks against Moroccan occupation forces

Bir Lahlou, 4 April 2021 (SPS) - The units of the Sahrawi People's Liberation Army (SPLA) carried out, Friday and Saturday, new attacks targeting the positions of the Moroccan occupation forces along the berm, according to a statement of the Sahrawi Ministry of Defense.

"The units of the Sahrawi army shelled on Friday the positions of the occupation forces in the area of Achrak Laghrab in the Guetla sector," indicated the 143rd communiqué.

Algerian Foreign Minister calls for "direct and serious negotiations" between SADR and Morocco

Algiers, 3 April 2021 (SPS) - Algerian Foreign Minister Sabri Boukadoum on Saturday called for "direct and serious" negotiations between the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) and Morocco with a view to reaching a settlement of Western Sahara conflict, as the hostilities which resumed in November shattered a 30-year-old ceasefire.

Security Council meeting on 21 April on situation in Western Sahara

New York (United Nations), 3 April 2021 (SPS) - The UN Security Council will meet on April 21 to discuss the conflict in Western Sahara, as the UN continues its efforts to appoint a new envoy to relaunch the stalled political process, according to the monthly program of the UN body released Thursday in New York. 

Security Council called to take concrete measures vis-à-vis dangerous situation in Western Sahara

New York, 2 April 2021 (SPS) - The Polisario Front’s representative to the United Nations Sidi Mohamed Omar underlined that the Security Council is called to “show awareness about the seriousness of the new situation in Western Sahara” and “to take concrete measures to seriously deal with the situation,” in the meeting of the Security Council that will be held on 21 April.

Morocco imposes "prohibitive conditions" to hinder settlement of Sahrawi cause

Algiers, April 01, 2021 (SPS)- Ambassador of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) in Algiers, Abdelkader Taleb Omar, said Tuesday that Morocco imposes "prohibitive conditions" to hinder the settlement of the Sahrawi cause, calling on the United Nations (UN) to assume its responsibilities and compel Morocco to comply with international legality.

Australian Labor Party calls UN to organize a referendum without delay in Western Sahara

Sydney, Australia, April 01, 2021 (SPS) - The Australian Labor Party called on the United Nations to organize a self-determination referendum without delay in Western Sahara.

Blinken calls on Guterres to speed up new personal envoy appointment to Western Sahara

New York, March 31, 2021 (SPS) - US Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to speed up the appointment of a personal envoy to Western Sahara, underscoring United state support to a political negotiations between the two parties (Morocco and Frente POLISARIO), sponsored by the UN.

Coronavirus: 45 new confirmed cases in last 72 hours

Chahid El Hafed (Refugee Camps), March 30, 2021 (SPS) - Forty-five (45) new cases of Coronavirus infections have been confirmed in the Sahrawi refugee camps, , announced Tuesday the Spokesperson for the Scientific Committee in charge of monitoring the coronavirus pandemic evolution, Dr Mohamed Salem Chej.


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