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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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The 89-year-old Yosef is a respected scholar among Jews of Middle Eastern and North African descent.
Expected to attend are Americans of North African descent who work for Silicon Valley powerhouses such as Google, Intel, Microsoft and Cisco.
But the boy, 15, of North African descent, said: "It's always the Arabs' fault.
An obnoxious girl of North African descent objects to the teacher's Eurocentric names as "Honkies, Frenchies, Frogs
The difference has been attributed to the latter's promotion of child-friendly policies since the 1960s, favourable tax rates for families and an influx of five million immigrants, many of whom are Muslims Of North African descent, who have a higher birth rate than the national average.
The turmoil highlighted the growing alienation of the country's immigrant youth, and spurred a national debate about France's failure to integrate its 5 million Muslims, most of North African descent, into French society.
The alleged involvement of blacks has added a new twist to the wave of anti-Semitic incidents in recent years, which mostly were the work of young Muslims of North African descent responding to the Palestinian intifada.
From what we know, there is no doubt this individual was of North African descent.
Copeland, who terrorised ethnic and gay communities in his bombing spree, suddenly found himself surrounded by prisoners of Arabic, Pakistani, Indian and North African descent when he was switched from Broadmoor hospital to Belmarsh's anti-terror block.
STREET SCHOLARZ will focus on 160 at-risk youth aged 13-24 of primarily Caribbean or North African descent.
The men, all of North African descent, were dressed casually and appeared in the dock with two interpreters.

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