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Algeciras

(älhāthē`räs), city (1990 pop. 102,079), Cádiz prov., S Spain, in Andalusia, on the Bay of Algeciras opposite Gibraltar. A Mediterranean seaport, it is the main Spanish ferry terminal to North Africa. Fishing and tourism are also important. It was the first Spanish town taken (711) by the Moors. In the naval engagements of July, 1801, near Algeciras, the British defeated the French and Spanish fleets.

Algeciras

a port and resort in SW Spain, on the Strait of Gibraltar: scene of a conference of the Great Powers in 1906. Pop.: 108 779 (2003 est.)
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Les Rajaouis qui se sont imposes dimanche dernier par (1-0) lors d'une rencontre contre FC Algesiras, club de division inferieure, avaient fait un premier test chez eux au complexe Mohammed V, match sanctionne d'un nul de (1-1) contre l'Espagnol Barcelone.
La Fondation Mohammed V pour la solidarite a deja reuni toutes les conditions necessaires pour bien mener l'accueil des MRE et donner l'assistance appropriee aux membres de la communaute marocaine transitant par les ports europeens d'Almeria, Algesiras, Sete et Genes.
A l'etranger, la Fondation continue d'offrir son assistance aux membres de la Communaute marocaine transitant par les ports europeens d'Almeria, Algesiras, Sete et Genes.
Selon la commission maroco-espagnole de preparation de l'OT-2014, des centres de cooperation de la police marocaine et de la garde civile espagnole devaient etre mis en fonction cet ete a Tanger et a Algesiras.
In terms of police cooperation, the two officials signed a cross-border police cooperation agreement, through creating cross-border police cooperation centers in the ports of Algesiras and Tanger Med, which will allow for optimal change and processing of information relating to cross-border criminality and facilitate coordination in this field, the release added.
La commission mixte a d'autre part signale la mise en fonction des centres de cooperation de la police marocaine et de la garde civile espagnole a Tanger et a Algesiras et le renforcement du staff du personnel d'appui (interpretes assistants sociaux).
Regarding security cooperation, he went on, a cross-border police cooperation agreement was signed to set up cross-border police cooperation centers in Algesiras and Tanger-Med ports.
Une bonne partie a opte cet ete pour le port de Tarifa comme alternative pour esquiver les eventuelles longues durees a passer aux aires de pre-embarquement a Algesiras.
Summary: Madrid - A new Spanish association was created in Algesiras (south of Spain) in support of Morocco's initiative to grant autonomy to its southern provinces, the Sahara.
Summary: Madrid - A new Spanish association was created in Algesiras (south of Spain) in support for Morocco's initiative to grant autonomy to its southern provinces, the Sahara.
Il est egalement prevu des periodes d'attente plus courtes aux ports d'embarquement espagnols vers le Maroc (Almeria, Malaga, Algesiras, Tarifa et Motril/Malaga).
La Fondation Mohamed VI pour la solidarite a deja reuni toutes les conditions necessaires pour bien mener l'acceuil des MRE et donner l'assistance appropriee aux membres de la Communaute marocaine transitant par les ports europeens d'Almeria, Algesiras, Sete et Genes.