Tag Archives: Mauritania

Western Sahara: UN Refutes Polisario’s Allegations against Morocco

The UN has formally denied the allegations of the Polisario chief, Brahim Ghali, who claimed that Morocco violated the UN-brokered cease-fire, assuring that “there was no suspicious military presence or equipment in the buffer strip.”…

Polisario: Bachir Mustapha Sayed had Narrowly Failed an Attempt to Return to Morocco

Bachir Mustapha Sayed, brother of the founder member of the Polisario Front, El-Ouali Mustapha Sayed, murdered in the 70s in Mauritania, has been reportedly caught by Polisario militiamen, with the support of the Algerian army,…

Mauritanian Official Confirms Polisario’s Involvement in Cocaine Trafficking

Individuals from the Polisario were arrested earlier this month in Mauritania for involvement in a large-scale hard drug trafficking, a Mauritanian official said. A dozen other drug traffickers of various nationalities were part of the…

A dangerous Polisario member shot down by Mauritanian army

Violent clashes have recently opposed the Mauritanian army to smugglers, including elements of the Polisario, near the Moroccan border post Guerguerat. Several smugglers, including Polisario element Mbarek Ould Sidi Salem, were reportedly killed in the…