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Ifni

(ēf`nē), former Spanish possession (580 sq mi/1,502 sq km), SW Morocco, on the Atlantic Ocean. The main industry is fishing. Ifni was ceded by Morocco to Spain in 1860, but Spanish administration was nominal until 1934; from then until 1958 its capital, Sidi Ifni, was the residence of the governor-general of Spanish Sahara (now Western SaharaWestern Sahara,
territory (2015 est. pop. 526,000), 102,703 sq mi (266,000 sq km), NW Africa, occupied by Morocco. It borders on the Atlantic Ocean in the west, on Morocco in the north, on Algeria in the northeast, and on Mauritania in the east and south.
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). Border clashes between Spanish and Moroccan troops occurred in 1957. Spain returned Ifni to Morocco in 1969.

Ifni

 

a region in Morocco. Seized by Spain in 1860, the region was included in the Spanish zone of Morocco under the Franco-Spanish agreements of 1904 and 1912 for the division of spheres of influence in that country. In 1958, Spain proclaimed it a Spanish province. Its people long resisted the Spanish colonialists, and after many years of negotiations between the governments of Spain and Morocco, a treaty was concluded on Jan. 4, 1969, returning Ifni to Morocco. In June 1969 the region was reunited with Morocco, becoming part of Tarfaya Province.

Ifni

a former Spanish province in S Morocco, on the Atlantic: returned to Morocco in 1969
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In October, Moroccan troops and fighters of the Saharan Liberation Army occupied two villages on the outskirts of the capital city, Sidi Ifni, and began encircling the city, resulting in additional banderas being sent the the region.
El acuerdo--que permanecio secreto hasta noviembre de 1911, aunque no lo suficiente como para que Bernhard Heinrich Karl Martin von Bulow tuviera conocimiento de el un mes despues de su firma--(20) dividia y reducia la zona de influencia de Espana en la parte meridional en un territorio de soberania (la Saqla al-Hamra); un enclave, el de Ifni, tambien de soberania pero con unos limites bastante imprecisos, y una esfera de influencia en el sur del reino alauita cuyos limites eran los siguientes: el paralelo 24[grados] 40' de latitud norte al sur, los meridianos 10[grados] y 11[grados] oeste de Paris al este, la linea divisoria, aproximadamente de las cuencas del Uad Sus y Uad Nun al norte, y el Oceano Atlantico al oeste.
An investigative commission is to be set up "as quickly as possible" to probe the "contradictory information and rumors" coming out of Sidi Ifni. Here, amid the customarily feverish battle over information and how it is presented, is a chance for a rare example of democracy in action in Morocco.
Ifni Du Luc had found Carryonharry too strong last time but she made no mistake on this occasion, jumping to the front at the second last and forging clear off her toiling rivals.
Tenders are invited for execution of the repair works of the existing hockey court in the municipal sports center ifni, in the heliopolis district of seville.
- Mer agitee sur la Mediterranee, le Detroit et au nord d'Assilah, peu agitee a agitee entre Assilah et Sidi Ifni et agitee au Sud.
Le report a ete denonce par des familles, des sympathisants et des membres de l'Association marocaine des droits de l'Homme (AMDH) qui a fait etat de la poursuite des arrestations, a Sidi Ifni, oE plus de 12 interpellations ont ete enregistrees cette annee.
Working in Sidi Ifni, Morocco, with the Dar Si Hmad Foundation--which was founded by 1998 Rice graduate Jamila Bargach--the students used structures resembling volleyball nets with a polyethylene mesh to capture tiny droplets of water that drip down the nets into tubes and then (thanks to gravity) down larger pipes that lead to a water storage tank at the bottom of the mountain.
Newbury: 1.55 Ifni du Luc, 3.00 Countess Camilla, 3.35 Abalvino.
The gelding started his career over fences with a win at odds-on over Nicky Henderson's Ifni du Luc in a Fontwell novice event in November 2001, and followed up at Exeter 11 days later, going on to complete a hat-trick there the following month.
Hizo falta que pasasen varias decadas para que los espanoles abandonasemos las colonias de Sidi Ifni y el Sahara dando lugar, por cierto, a un conflicto que aun colea y que se encuentra en el fondo de todo este asunto de feo aspecto.
Nicky Henderson's one runner of the day, Ifni Du Luc scored an emphatic victory under Mick Fitzgerald in the Tote Credit Club Handicap Hurdle.