The Algerian Sahara, a true international agricultural hub

El Oued, a dry region of the Algerian Sahara, has become a veritable international agricultural hub. It has created jobs and strengthened the country’s food security. As part of its agricultural strategy, Algeria has set out to conquer the desert. Hundreds of thousands of hectares of land are cultivated in the Algerian Sahara. In a … Read more

Autonomy in the Sahara: Algeria is hysterical about Spain, while Polisario is measured

While the separatist leaders of Polisario have chosen moderation in their reactions to the Spanish government following its sovereign decision to support the Sahara autonomy plan, Algerian diplomacy has gone beyond the bounds of obscenity towards Madrid. By supporting the Moroccan self-government plan for the Sahara, Spain has been scandalously taken to task by Algeria, … Read more

A conference in Rabat highlights the positive development of the Moroccan Sahara issue

At a conference in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, researchers and academics highlighted the positive developments surrounding the Moroccan Sahara issue. The participants in this conference, organized on the initiative of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, National Defense, Islamic Affairs and MREs under the theme “The development of the national issue in the light … Read more

Sahara-Spain-Algeria | What do the defenders of Polisario think about that?

In Spain, even with the new position of the Sanchez government, which officially recognized the emergence of the autonomy plan that Morocco had proposed as being “the most serious, realistic and credible basis” for solving the Sahara problem – yes, since Sanchez- the government has announced that this attitude-insistent support for the separatists in the … Read more

Western Sahara “shall not be negotiated”, warns the King of Morocco

Mohammed VI’s speech was eagerly awaited in a very tense context between the Kingdom of Morocco and the Algerian state. Western Sahara, an area disputed between Morocco and the Sahrawi separatists backed by Algeria, “not to be negotiated“, This Saturday evening, the King of Morocco, Mohammed VI, confirmed in a speech broadcast by national television. … Read more

Pascale Lannuzel, The Call of the Desert

The panorama offered to her from her bedroom window is rich in symbolism: behind “La Frégate” – Charles de Foucauld’s first earth construction – is the mosque’s minaret. By living in Tamanrasset, Pascale Lannuzel is well aware of living “something extraordinary” : “Just say that name and people’s eyes will shine!” » Admittedly, the city … Read more

Anti-Daesh Coalition, Sahara, Algiers | This statement about (deep) despite …

A deep defiance, but not only … A deep resentment is expressed first and foremost in the furious and undiplomatic press release of Algerian diplomacy published following the conclusion of the World Coalition Ministerial Meeting against Daesh, held in Marrakech on 11 and 12 May 2022. In this major event invited by Morocco and the … Read more

The Abrahamic Treaty, the origin of the escalation between Algeria and Morocco

On Wednesday, Algeria accused “Moroccan occupying forces in Western Sahara” of killing three of its citizens as they traveled from Nouakchott to Ouargla. This event fuels the ongoing escalation between the two North African rivals, whose origins go back to the Abrahamic Treaty, which in particular normalizes diplomatic relations between Israel and the Cherifi Kingdom. … Read more

the Sahrawi camps, a state in exile

“The desert is magical for tourists, but this desert was not created to live there.” Yahia Buhubeini hurries into his office to escape the harsh rays of the sun, which this October are still hitting the large courtyard of the Saharawi Red Crescent (CRS), of which he is the director. All around, the horizon is … Read more