• Africa
  • This designation may have given rise to the term Barbary Coast which was used by Europeans until the 19th century to refer to coastal Northwest Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the early 13th century, the Yemeni Maqil tribes migrated westwards across the entirety of Arabia and northern Africa, to finally settle around present-day Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • It has been regarded by some as stretching from the Atlantic shores of Morocco in the west to the Suez Canal and the Red Sea in the east, though this designation is more commonly referred to as northern Africa. (britannica.com)
  • While it is common for people in the West to refer to Africa as if it was a single country, one should remember the sheer size of the continent, and that Africa is not one country but 54 different countries, meaning that it is impossible to make generalisations of Africa as a whole. (wikitravel.org)
  • Moroccan
  • In March 1980, Mohammed VI of Morocco visited Denmark as the Crown Prince of Morocco and Moroccan Foreign Minister Mohamed Benaissa visited Denmark in 2005 and in 2006. (wikipedia.org)
  • A modernised form of the Tifinagh alphabet, called Neo-Tifinagh, was adopted in Morocco in 2003 for writing Berber, but many Moroccan Berber publications still use the Berber Latin alphabet. (wikipedia.org)
  • People from this region are referred to as Mesnawa in Moroccan Arabic. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bled es-Siba or Bled Siba (Arabic: بلاد السيبة), is a historical term in pre-colonial Moroccan history that refers to a lawless area that was out of the control of the Moroccan Sultans in the early 20th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • Moroccan and international media often mistakenly use the name Laila (ليلى) due to a confusion resulting from it being referred to as "la isla" ("the island") pronounced in Spanish with Andalusian accent, rendering "lah ihla" or laíla. (wikipedia.org)
  • In his speech to the Moroccan people commemorating the "Throne Day" on July 30, 2002, the king of Morocco used the name "Tura" exclusively, when he mentioned the armed incident with Spain over the island. (wikipedia.org)
  • After protests from the Spanish government, led by Prime Minister José María Aznar, Morocco replaced the soldiers with cadets from the Moroccan navy, who then installed a fixed base on the island. (wikipedia.org)
  • Over the course of the same day, the Spanish Legion replaced the commandos, and remained on the island until Morocco, after mediation by the United States, led by Colin Powell, agreed to return to the status quo ante which existed prior to the Moroccan occupation of the island. (wikipedia.org)
  • In pre-colonial times, the Sahara was generally considered Blad Essiba or "the land of dissidence" by the Moroccan central government and Sultan of Morocco in Fez, and by the authorities of the Deys of Algiers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Morocco was on the defensive against highly motivated and tactically superior POLISARIO mobile units, which conducted a war of attrition against Moroccan forces within Western Sahara and southern Morocco. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Concurrently, Morocco poured hundreds of millions of dollars into the region, building schools, hospitals, and telecommunications facilities, staffed by tens of thousands of Moroccan civilians. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Tunisia
  • All old records of Cylindroiulus distinctus (Lucas, 1846) from Tunisia are probably erroneous and refer to either C. algerinus (Brölemann, 1897) or C. attemsi Read, 2005. (senckenberg.de)
  • Mauritania
  • After initially resisting all claims by Morocco and Mauritania (which also started laying claims to parts of the region), Spain announced on August 20, 1974, that a referendum on self-determination would be held in the first six months of 1975 and took a census of the region in order to assess the voting population[citation needed]. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Mauritania, a smaller movement existed to overtake some amount of the territory, partitioning it with Morocco[citation needed]. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the meantime, Morocco and Mauritania jointly agreed to not contest the issue of partition or sovereignty. (wikipedia.org)
  • This "Green March" catalyzed the transfer of Spanish control of the territory to Morocco and Mauritania, enshrined in the tripartite Madrid Accords of 14 November 1975. (encyclopedia.com)
  • traditionally
  • The feminine Tamazight traditionally referred specifically to the Riffian and Central Atlas Tamazight languages. (wikipedia.org)
  • More broadly, the term Sephardim has today also come sometimes to refer to traditionally Eastern Jewish communities of West Asia and beyond who, although not having genealogical roots in the Jewish communities of Iberia, have adopted a Sephardic style of liturgy and Sephardic law and customs imparted to them by the Iberian Jewish exiles over the course of the last few centuries. (wikipedia.org)
  • ladino
  • Judaeo-Spanish or Judeo-Spanish (judeo-español, Hebrew script: גֿודֿיאו-איספאנייול‎, Cyrillic: Ђудео-Еспањол), commonly referred to as Ladino, is a Romance language derived from Old Spanish. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first European language grammar and dictionary, of Spanish, referred to it as ladino or ladina. (wikipedia.org)
  • ties
  • Morocco invoked historical ties between its royal family and the Sahrawi tribes, claiming the territory as its Southern Provinces. (wikipedia.org)
  • What were the legal ties between this territory and the Kingdom of Morocco and the Mauritanian entity? (wikipedia.org)
  • Continued Muslim denial of Judaism's historical and religious ties to Jerusalem and the Temple Mount, the Islamic Waqf's illegal construction there, and the enlistment of international bodies to pass resolutions negating Jewish claims to the area present seemingly insurmountable barriers. (camera.org)
  • 1980
  • In the fall of 1980 Morocco began constructing a system of defensive sand walls (berms) studded with fortified positions, observation points, and early warning equipment. (encyclopedia.com)
  • 19th
  • In the Judeo-Spanish press of the 19th and 20th centuries the native authors referred to the language exclusively as Espanyol, which was also the name that its native speakers spontaneously gave to it for as long as it was their primary spoken language. (wikipedia.org)
  • independence
  • Since its access to independence in 1956, Morocco has considered Spanish Sahara to be part of its pre-colonial territory[citation needed], and Spain had largely decolonized its foreign holdings, including much of Spanish Morocco, but had retained the Spanish Sahara. (wikipedia.org)
  • Morocco declared it cannot accept a referendum which would include an option for independence and renewed its demands for the integration of the remaining provinces of Saguia el-Hamra and Rio de Oro to the country's sovereignty[citation needed]. (wikipedia.org)
  • region
  • Bled es-Siba literally means "region of anarchy" as opposed to Bled el-Makhzen which refers to the region under the control of Makhzen. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1969, Spain returned the region of Ifni to Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • After support from France, Spain regained control of the region but returned the region of Cape Juby to Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the 1960s, Morocco[citation needed] succeeded in getting Spanish Sahara to be listed on the list of territories to be decolonized, and on December 20, 1966, United Nations General Assembly Resolution 2229 called on Spain to hold a referendum on self-determination in the region. (wikipedia.org)
  • bilateral
  • In January 2011, Danish Foreign Minister Lene Espersen stressed that: "human rights, and particularly freedom of assembly and press freedom, is an essential part of the ongoing bilateral dialogue between Denmark and Morocco", but has also criticized Morocco for their human rights record in the Western Sahara. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spain's
  • The crisis over Perejil Island was seen by the Spanish government as a way for Morocco to test the waters in regard to Spain's will to defend Ceuta and Melilla. (wikipedia.org)
  • Jewish
  • Past negotiations have faltered on Palestinian denial of any Jewish religious or historical connection and rights to the Temple Mount and their efforts to erase Jewish connections to the area are increasing. (camera.org)
  • Islam
  • Both Morocco and Saudi Arabia are two monarch states ruled by respective families, the Alaouites and the Al-Sauds, adhere to Sunni Islam, fear of growing Iranian and Shiite influence and their relationship is mostly described as excellent. (wikipedia.org)
  • The link between Arabs and Islam has deep historical roots. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Spanish
  • The island lies 250 metres (820 feet) off the coast of Morocco, 8 kilometres (5 miles) from the Spanish city of Ceuta and 13.5 km (8.4 miles) from mainland Spain. (wikipedia.org)
  • Morocco had demanded the return of the Spanish cities Ceuta and Melilla along with several small rocks and islets off the coast of Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • List of Spanish Colonial Wars in Morocco Spanish Morocco John Purdy (1840). (wikipedia.org)
  • The historical forms of Spanish or Portuguese that differing Sephardic communities spoke communally was determined by the date of their departure from Iberia, and their condition of departure as Jews or New Christians . (wikipedia.org)
  • current
  • Denmark-Morocco relations refers to the current and historical relations between Denmark and Morocco. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the current Yemeni Civil War, Morocco participates as part of the anti-Houthi coalition led by Saudi Arabia, with 6 planes and 1,500 troops. (wikipedia.org)
  • The current high prices have been accompanied by extreme volatility (refer to Special Feature on Agricultural Commodity Prices) mostly as a result of low world stocks and stretched export supplies. (fao.org)
  • year
  • Elsewhere in the northern hemisphere, drought devastated this year s wheat crop in Morocco . (fao.org)
  • religious
  • In religious texts, adherents refer to themselves racially as "Asiatics," as the Middle East is also western Asia. (wikipedia.org)
  • although
  • Although concentrating on literary and historical scholarship, Khulusi also published novels, short stories and poetry during this period. (wikipedia.org)
  • friendly
  • When British or American sailors were shipwrecked off the Barbary Coast, their best chance of survival was to make it to Morocco, which was friendly to both governments. (listverse.com)
  • former
  • Morocco has taken neutral stance in the conflict, hoping for a better resolution that benefit Qatar and Saudi Arabia, the former had participated together with Morocco in anti-Houthi campaign. (wikipedia.org)
  • name
  • In much of the English-speaking world , the name "broad bean" is used for the large-seeded cultivars grown for human food, while "horse bean" and "field bean" refer to cultivars with smaller, harder seeds (more like the wild species) used for animal feed, though their stronger flavour is preferred in some human food recipes, such as falafel . (wikipedia.org)