Er Rif

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Er Rif

a mountainous region of N Morocco, near the Mediterranean coast
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Moroccan potter Aicha Tabiz (L), also known as Mama Aicha, sits next to British apprentice Kim West (R), 33, during a pottery workshop near the village of Ourtzagh in the foothills of the Rif mountains on June 12, 2019.
The three women presented in this article, who contributed perceptibly to the politics and culture of the western Rif Mountains, suggest that this part of the world has produced its own crop of dynamic and resourceful women, and that it began to do so long before the advent of the extraordinary women currently contributing to the Arab Spring.
While out there, the pair treated 160 children at a specially-developed clinic in El Jebah, in the Rif Mountains. "We picked Morocco because the children have really poor teeth and they haven't any dentists," said Mr Oliver.
Covering politics, society, economy and the arts, TelQuel has featured groundbreaking cover stories such as "Mohammed VI the Businessman" (a detailed investigation into the king's private wealth), "The Jew in Us" (reporting on a hidden part of Moroccan identity), and "Being Homosexual in Morocco." Its staffers have won several international awards for cover stories on topics ranging from the king's cult of personality and the drug trafficking in the Rif Mountains to police corruption and Morocco's Christian minority.
I entered the medina through Bab Tout and wandered the old city, looking for my hotel for upwards of an hour before a Belgian traveller named Jean-Marc informed me that instead of arriving at the town of Chefchaouen in the Rif Mountains l had landed myself in the city of Tetouan, near the Mediterranean Sea.
This is an unbelievably spectacular drive crossing wild open spaces, with views across the Straits of Gibraltar to the purple-tinged Rif mountains of Morocco.
This endemic tree grows in small and isolated populations between 1000 and 1800 meters a.s.l., in N-facing slopes of some coastal mountain ranges of southern Spain, West Betic Range, and northern Morocco, Rif Mountains (Barbero and Quezel, 1975).
In practice, the shut-down gave rise to lively contraband activities, with smugglers taking cheap Algerian diesel oil to Morocco, Moroccan food and household appliances to Algeria, Algerian explosives to the Kingdom and hashish from Morocco's Rif mountains to Algeria.
Although Morocco has made gains in reducing cannabis and cannabis resin production in recent years, long term efforts are stymied by the fact that the cannabis drug industry serves as means of livelihood for large segments of Morocco's population situated in the northern tip of the country between the Rif Mountains and the Mediterranean Sea, where cultivation is centered.
Following earlier claims of possible sightings centred on Marrakech, private detectives working on behalf of the McCanns have recently been focusing their attention on the remote Rif Mountains in the north.
Sources inside Spanish detective agency Metodo 3, hired by the McCanns, reportedly said Interpol was investigating the discovery of the girl living in the Rif mountains, the area where they were searching for Madeleine.
They come from the Rif mountains of Morocco and are hardy down to minus 15C though wind and rain spoil the flowers.