A high-ranking UN official on Thursday expressed his “deep concern” over the growing frustration among the youth living in Tindouf camps, exposed to recruitment by terrorist groups in the region.
Summer time is the season when rains start to make the desert friendlier and when radicals and their associates feel blessed. In competition, the new hardliners of Daech and the old radicals of Aqim have however many reasons to feel upbeat this summer and next winter. That is unless North Africa...
Stockholm - The Polisario was described in a Swedish news portal (Ledarsidorna.se) as a factor of destabilization in North Africa in light of its involvement in the embezzlement of humanitarian aid and its non-respect of the mandate the UN mission to the Sahara MINURSO.
The deafening silence of some international human rights NGOs on the barbaric and unjustified crimes committed by pro-Polisario trouble makers during the dismantling of the Gdim Izik camps near Laayoune in southern Morocco on November 8, 2010 is raising several questions.
Terrorist attacks in North Africa and the Sahel reached the « highest annual total in the region in more than a decade, » according to a new report from The Inter-University Center on Terrorism Studies (IUCTS) and the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies released yesterday.
The terrorist threat plaguing the whole region of the Sahel and the infiltration of the Tindouf camps in south-western Algeria by jihadist groups underscores the urgency of settling the Sahara issue, Socialist member of the European Parliament Gilles Pargneaux said on Wednesday in Brussels.
Reports of increased cooperation between Polisario and the Al-Qaeda terrorist group in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), said the Swedish journalist Bengt Nilsson G, for whom Morocco is "one of the few countries in the region to actively fight against Islamist terrorists".