Rif War

Rif War

Rif War can mean:

*Rif War (1893) also called the Melilla War or the Margallo War
*Rif War (1909)
*Rif War (1920) also called the War of Melilla or Second Moroccan War

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  • Rif War — ▪ Spanish history also called  War of Melilla , Rif also spelled  Riff        (1919–26), war fought between the Spanish and the Moroccan Rif and Jibala tribes.       By the Treaty of Fez (1912), Spain had been awarded the mountainous zones around …   Universalium

  • Rif War (1893–1894) — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Rif War caption= La Guerre au Maroc, Mort du Général Espagnol Margallo , from Le Petit Journal, November 13, 1893. date=November 9 ( de facto October 3), 1893 April 25, 1894 place=er Rif, northern Morocco, near… …   Wikipedia

  • Rif War (1920) — Warbox conflict=Rif War, Interwar Period partof= caption=The Spanish troops landing at Al Hoceima Bay on September 8, 1925 date=1920 1926 place=Spanish Morocco result= French Spanish victory. Dissolution of the Republic of the Rif territory under …   Wikipedia

  • Rif War (1909) — The second Rif War was a conflict in 1909 in Morocco around Melilla. The fighting involved local Rifains and the Spanish Army. Prelude After having lost the Spanish American War in 1898, Spain sought compensation for its lost prestige by… …   Wikipedia

  • Chemical weapons in the Rif War — During the Third Rif War in Spanish Morocco between 1921 and 1927, the Spanish Army of Africa dropped chemical warfare agents in an attempt to put down the Riffian Berber rebellion led by guerrilla leader Abd el Krim.[1] These attacks in 1924… …   Wikipedia

  • rif — /rif/, v.t., riffed, riffing. Informal. to discharge (a person) from military or civil service, esp. as part of an economy program. Also, riff. [1945 50; special use of RIF] * * * Muslim Berber people who live in El Rif in northern Morocco. Their …   Universalium

  • Rif — /rif/, n. Er /er/, a mountainous coastal region in N Morocco. Also, Riff. * * * Muslim Berber people who live in El Rif in northern Morocco. Their culture is based on cultivation, herding, and fish processing. They speak a dialect of Berber, but… …   Universalium

  • RIF — /rif/, n. 1. Mil. a reduction in the personnel of an armed service or unit. 2. a reduction in the number of persons employed by a business, government department, etc., esp. for budgetary reasons. [R(eduction) I(n) F(orce)] * * * Muslim Berber… …   Universalium

  • Rif — For the Eleventh Century Talmudist, see Isaac Alfasi The Rif (.Major Rif cities include Tangier, Tetouan, Chefchaouen, Ceuta, Melilla, Nador, Al Hoceima (Also called Biya), Azghenghan, Selwan, Ajdir, Tawrirt, Taza, and El Jebha.The region is also …   Wikipedia

  • Rif (Insel) — Vorlage:Infobox Insel/Wartung/Bild fehltVorlage:Infobox Insel/Wartung/Fläche fehlt Rif Gewässer Nordsee Inselgruppe Westfriesische Inseln Geographische Lage …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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