North Africa

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North Africa

the part of Africa between the Mediterranean and the Sahara: consists chiefly of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and N Egypt
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Five men, all of North African descent, have appeared in court in connection with the discovery.
The men, all of North African descent, were dressed casually and appeared in the dock with two interpreters.
They involve young kids of North African descent living in the notorious French cites--faceless, low income housing projects.
The identities of the men have never been disclosed but the Sunday Mercury has learned that two men of North African descent, who had come to Britain seeking political asylum, were arrested in Bir- mingham.
Parents from the strictly observant Slonim Hassidic sect of Ashkenazi Jewry refused to let their children attend school with girls of Mideast and North African descent, known as Sephardim.
He is a hate figure in the city suburbs where thousands of French youngsters, many of North African descent, rioted in the winter of 2005.

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