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2010-11-29 06:28:00

PARIS and BRUSSELS, November 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Antonin Tisseron, Research Fellow at the Thomas More Institute - Published on Monday 29 November 2010 - French and English versions Available at http://institut-thomas-more.org With the dismantling of the El-ayoun camp by Moroccan authorities on 8 November and the failure of the round of talks conducted between Morocco and the Polisario Front in New York, the Western Saharan issue has caught the attention of Western...

2010-11-11 17:11:00

Violent provocations underscore urgency of reaching a realistic political resolution WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The third round of informal talks hosted by UN Personal Envoy Chris Ross ended yesterday in Manhasset, NY without agreement on resolving the decades-old Western Sahara conflict. The parties to the conflict, Morocco and the Polisario Front, did join together with Algeria and Mauritania on moving forward with Confidence Building Measures to ease the...

2010-10-06 14:55:00

Key questions remain: Will he be free to rejoin his family in the camps? Will he be allowed to continue efforts with Sahrawis in the camps to promote peace? WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The international community cautiously welcomed, and also raised questions about, today's announcement by the Polisario Front that it has "decided" to release its imprisoned Chief Police Inspector, Mustapha Salma Ould Sidi Mouloud. He was arrested Sept. 21 in Algeria on charges of...

2010-02-03 15:37:00

Letter from Bipartisan Refugee Caucus Co-Chairs follows meetings with Congress and visits to region by LOST's Jeff Fahey, USCRI's Lavinia Limon, and former US Amb. Michael Ussery WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week, US House of Representatives Refugee Caucus Co-Chairs Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R-FL) called on the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) to "actively work" to protect Sahrawi refugees in Polisario-controlled camps near Tindouf in southern...

2005-08-18 06:30:50

GENEVA (Reuters) - Western Sahara's exiled Polisario Front independence movement on Thursday freed its last 404 Moroccan prisoners of war, many held for almost two decades, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said. The neutral Geneva-based humanitarian agency said the handover in Tindouf, southwest Algeria, followed mediation by the United States. The freed men were being flown to Morocco to be reunited with their families. "The Polisario Front today (Thursday)...

2005-08-18 06:15:38

GENEVA (Reuters) - Western Sahara's exiled Polisario Front independence movement on Thursday freed its last 404 Moroccan prisoners of war, many held for almost two decades, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said. In a statement, the neutral Geneva-based humanitarian agency said the release followed mediation by the United States and that the freed men were being flown to Morocco to be reunited with their families. Over the years, the ICRC has repatriated more than...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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