Western Sahara is not part of EU-Morocco trade deal: EU Court Advocate General
- Western Sahara Resource Watch
"Neither the EU-Morocco Association Agreement nor the EU-Morocco Agreement on the liberalisation of trade in agricultural and fishery products apply to Western Sahara," says the EU Court's Advocate General in his opinion today.
The Advocate ...
The Cairo Tower: Egypt’s Giant Middle Finger to America
- Farah Halime فرح حليمة
In the center of Cairo stands a 614-foot-tall tower. The concrete structure is the tallest building in North Africa and cuts an imposing presence over the city’s low skyline. But it also represents an American government bribe gone wrong — ...
The oil map is changing in occupied Western Sahara
- Western Sahara Resource Watch
Kosmos and Cairn have renewed their licence - but did San Leon Energy abandon one of its licences? A new map from ONHYM suggests changes to the highly controversial oil exploration in the occupied territory. ...
Open letter to Prime Minister Benkirane in response to untruths about the Moroccan public debt
- Salaheddine Lemaizi صلاح الدين المعيزي
From: Salaheddine Lemaizi, Militant at ATTAC Morocco
To: The Most Honourable Abdelilah Benkirane, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Morocco
Subject: response to untruths about the Moroccan public debt
Most Honourable Prime Minister,
I have ...
Gabon: France calls for calm after 50 years of support to the Bongo regime
Voting for the presidential election in Gabon took place on Saturday 27th August. While Ali Bongo seems to have lost the election, according to results produced by the opposition at the exit polls, he decided, as in 2009, to impose himself by force. ...
Open letter to the Egyptian President on the pending agreement with the IMF
- Various Authors - مؤلفين مختلفين - Auteurs divers
In early September, the IMF is going to give to Egypt a "loan" of 12 billion dollars in exchange for lowering public spending, reducing the number of public employees, the phasing out of subsidies on consumer goods and a new privatisation program. ...
Morocco invades liberated territory of Western Sahara under MINURSO´s control
- Western Sahara Human Rights Watch Observatorio para los Derechos Humanos en el Sahara Occidental
Villa Cisneros (Dakhla) under occupation, August 14, 2016- This morning at 8:30 AM, a contingent of about 300 Moroccan military occupation forces have launched a military offensive in the zone of Guerguerat (also called “Kandahar” by Moroccans), ...
Algerian gas deals linked to massive bribery
- ICIJ-The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
The Panama Papers have shed further light on Algerian businessman Farid Bedjaoui’s connection to bribes worth $275 million for securing Algerian oil and gas contracts for Italian energy company Saipem, writes Will Fitzgibbon. Additional reporting ...
The ‘New Colonialism’: the case of Western Sahara
- Tom Lebert
A new report shows that the British scramble for Africa is a continuation of the country’s foreign policy legacy, Tom Lebert writes.
Over the past few decades, as world commodity markets have boomed, there has been a new ‘scramble ...
Morocco-African Union: When the King adds insults to injury!
- Malainin Lakhal ماءالعينين لكحل
The news about an imminent “return” by Morocco have jammed the internet these last days, leading the Moroccan means of “information” to invent scenes and scenarios that only exist in the minds of their writers about a victorious ...