• Sahel
  • Morocco is a member of the United Nations and belongs to the African Union, Arab League, Arab Maghreb Union (UMA), Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the Non-Aligned Movement and the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN_SAD). (wikipedia.org)
  • The southern limit of the Sahara is indicated botanically by the southern limit of Cornulaca monacantha (a drought-tolerant member of the Chenopodiaceae), or northern limit of Cenchrus biflorus, a grass typical of the Sahel. (wikipedia.org)
  • There's no containment strategy for the Sahel, which runs from the Atlantic Ocean to the Red Sea. (military.com)
  • Arabic is also spoken as a trade language across the Sahara as far as the Sahel, including parts of Mali, Chad and Borno State in Nigeria. (wikipedia.org)
  • world's
  • Morocco is the world's third-largest producer of phosphates (after the United States and China), and the price fluctuations of phosphates on the international market greatly influence Morocco's economy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Maghreb
  • Many countries from the Persian Gulf and Maghreb regions are getting more involved in large-scale development projects in Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the botanical criteria of Frank White and geographer Robert Capot-Rey, the northern limit of the Sahara corresponds to the northern limit of date palm cultivation and the southern limit of the range of esparto, a grass typical of the Mediterranean climate portion of the Maghreb and Iberia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Morocco also transliterates into Arabic as "al-Maghreb" (The Maghreb). (wikipedia.org)
  • Mali
  • While trade along the Trans-Sahara trade route was common in the 14th century, it was highly dependent on the powerful African Empires, such as the Mali Empire, Kingdom of Kongo, Benin Kingdom, Hausa City-states, Great Zimbabwe, Ethiopian Empire, Kilwa Sultanat, and the Ajuran Sultanate. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1352-53, Ibn Battuta embarked on a pilgrimage from Morocco to the Mali empire. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fula is spoken in all countries directly south of the Sahara (such as Cameroon, Chad, Nigeria, Niger, Mali. (wikipedia.org)
  • coastline
  • The reason for the fearsome reputation of the cape is not immediately obvious from maps, where it appears as the south-western point of a slight hump in the coastline, bounded at its other end by Cabo Falso Bojador, ten nautical miles to the northeast. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hemisphere
  • Aside from mating activities performed by groups of single female and several males, so called SAG (Surface Active Group), North Atlantic right whales seem less active compared to subspecies in southern hemisphere. (wikipedia.org)
  • Its creation signalled several important milestones in plans by the United States and its North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies to expand into all corners of the earth and to achieve military, political and economic hegemony in the Southern as well as the Northern Hemisphere. (mediamonitors.net)
  • in fact in all other commands outside the Western Hemisphere. (mediamonitors.net)
  • The first formal abolition of slavery in the Western Hemisphere came not from a national government but from state legislatures in New England and the Mid-Atlantic states of the not-yet-independent United States of America. (blogspot.com)
  • Far more consequential for the eventual abolition of slavery in the Western Hemisphere was the Act for the Abolition of the Slave Trade passed by the British parliament in 1807, and put into effect in 1808, outlawing the transatlantic slave trade. (blogspot.com)
  • Chad
  • The highest peak in the Sahara is Emi Koussi, a shield volcano in the Tibesti range of northern Chad. (wikipedia.org)
  • Meanwhile, the WB embraced the project as an unparalleled opportunity for land-locked Chad to lift its 6.5 million population out of acute poverty, and for ocean-bordered Cameroon to generate much needed revenues. (pambazuka.org)
  • West
  • Morocco has had strong ties to the West in order to gain economic and political benefits. (wikipedia.org)
  • Relations with foreign powers, especially with the West, have also been strengthened as Morocco has liberalized its economy and implemented major economic reforms. (wikipedia.org)
  • The toponym maghrib is a geographical term that the Muslim Arabs gave to the region extending from Alexandria in the east up to the Atlantic Ocean in the west. (wikipedia.org)
  • Following the 5th century Fall of Rome, Western Europe entered the Middle Ages, during which period the Catholic Church filled the power vacuum left in the West by the fall of the Western Roman Empire, while the Eastern Roman Empire (or Byzantine Empire) endured in the East for centuries, becoming a Hellenic Eastern contrast to the Latin West. (wikipedia.org)
  • south
  • The cape is not prominent on maps but may be located by looking 220 km (120 nautical miles) due south of the south-western point of the hook of Fuerteventura, Canary Islands. (wikipedia.org)
  • With the gradual desiccation of the Sahara, they headed south. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the UN, it consists of all African countries that are fully or partially located south of the Sahara. (wikipedia.org)
  • Laboratories of Western democracy were founded in Britain's colonies in Australasia from the mid-19th centuries, while South America largely created new autocracies. (wikipedia.org)
  • mainly
  • Morocco is composed mainly of Arabs and Imazighen or an admixture of the two. (wikitravel.org)
  • Right whales feed mainly on copepods and other small invertebrates such as krill, pteropods, and larval barnacles, generally by slowly skimming through patches of concentrated prey at or below the ocean surface. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Sahara is mainly rocky hamada (stone plateaus), Ergs (sand seas - large areas covered with sand dunes) form only a minor part, but many of the sand dunes are over 180 metres (590 ft) high. (wikipedia.org)
  • Islamic
  • Morocco also was among the first Arab and Islamic states to denounce the September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks in the United States and declare solidarity with the American people in the war against terror. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Islamic fighters have stolen equipment from construction companies, including more than $11 million worth from a French company called SOGEA-SATOM, according to Elie Arama, who works with the European Development Fund. (military.com)
  • approximately
  • Adult North Atlantic right whales average 13-16 m (43-52 ft) in length and weigh approximately 40,000 to 70,000 kg (44 to 77 short tons), they are slightly smaller on average than the North Pacific species. (wikipedia.org)
  • prominent
  • Christianity and Roman Catholicism has played a prominent role in the shaping of Western civilization, which throughout most of its history, has been nearly equivalent to Christian culture. (wikipedia.org)
  • coast
  • French: Cap Boujdour) is a headland on the northern coast of Western Sahara, at 26° 07' 37"N, 14° 29' 57"W (various sources give various locations: this is from the Sailing Directions for the region), as well as the name of the large nearby town with a population of 41,178. (wikipedia.org)
  • However
  • However, Robin Law notes that some commentators have argued that Hanno exploration have taken him no further than southern Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • Morocco, however, still depends to an inordinate degree on agriculture. (wikipedia.org)
  • Gradually however, the Christian religion re-asserted its influence over Western Europe. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spain
  • France and Spain remain the primary trade partners, as well as the primary creditors and foreign investors in Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spain and France are currently the largest exporting and importing partners to Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1965, the UN General Assembly adopted its first resolution on Western Sahara, asking Spain to decolonise the territory. (wikipedia.org)
  • It additionally includes the disputed cities of Melilla and Ceuta (both controlled by Spain and claimed by Morocco). (wikipedia.org)
  • country
  • Morocco is an African country currently a member of the African Union. (wikipedia.org)
  • and even though the status of the territory remains unresolved, all maps in UN administrations show Sahara as part of the country. (wikitravel.org)
  • countries
  • Certain evidence of foreign influence is through the many development projects, loans, investments, and free trade agreements that Morocco has with other countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • These policies make it beneficial for other countries to have relations with Morocco so that they can take advantage of their goods. (wikipedia.org)
  • Morocco also gains financial support from countries that it assists. (wikipedia.org)
  • periods
  • African pluvial periods are associated with a "wet Sahara" phase during which larger lakes and more rivers existed. (wikipedia.org)
  • world
  • Morocco has won support for its position from several African governments and from most of the Muslim world and Arab League. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to an audio recording released by the faction the people were seized because of western world cooperation with Israel. (wikipedia.org)
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  • Most Western nations were heavily involved in the First and Second World Wars and protracted Cold War. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other than in Russia, the European Empires disintegrated after World War II and civil rights movements and widescale multi-ethnic, multi-faith migrations to Europe, the Americas and Oceania lowered the earlier predominance of ethnic Europeans in Western culture. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the 21st century, the Western World retains significant global economic power and influence. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • Like other right whales, the North Atlantic right whale, also known as the northern right whale or black right whale, is readily distinguished from other whales by the callosities on its head, a broad back without a dorsal fin, and a long arching mouth that begins above the eye. (wikipedia.org)
  • The earliest known inhabitants of Western Sahara were the Gaetuli. (wikipedia.org)
  • spoken
  • French is still popularly spoken and remains the second language in Morocco whilst Spanish is also widespread, particularly in the northern regions. (wikipedia.org)
  • year
  • The beginning of AFRICOM's second year has witnessed major military exercises on the western and eastern ends of the continent. (mediamonitors.net)
  • million
  • Morocco signed three loan agreements with the French Development Agency (AFD) in 2009, totalling up to 155 million euros. (wikipedia.org)
  • If all areas with a mean annual precipitation of less than 250 mm were included, the Sahara would be 11 million square kilometres (4,200,000 sq mi). (wikipedia.org)
  • eastern
  • In the eastern North Atlantic, on the other hand - with a total population reaching into the low teens at best - scientists believe that they may already be functionally extinct. (wikipedia.org)
  • foreign
  • Foreign relations have had a significant impact on economic and social development in Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • Policies associated with foreign relations are determined by the king, King Mohamed VI, and his advisors, despite the fact that Morocco has a constitutional monarchy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Morocco now is focusing more on promoting foreign direct investments. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2007, Morocco adopted the Hassan II Fund for Development, which are measures that simplify procedures to make the process easier and more financially beneficial for foreign investors. (wikipedia.org)
  • 108 KB) revealed by STR analysis "Arab Reform and Foreign Aid - Lessons from Morocco" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • The foreign policy of independent Morocco has often differed from that of its Arab neighbours. (wikitravel.org)
  • France is also the primary creditor and foreign investor in Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • especially
  • As of 2015[update], it is estimated that fewer than 700 individuals survive in three or four isolated subpopulations in the Mediterranean (especially in the Aegean Sea), the archipelago of Madeira and the Cabo Blanco area in the northeastern Atlantic Ocean. (wikipedia.org)