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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 26th July, 1921 : Spain is reeling from a devastating military defeat inflicted in Morocco by a young Berber leader, Abdel Krim, son of a tribal chief, who once served with the Spanish. The … Continue reading

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Berberia in the autumn of Arab discontent

Paul Jacko Most of our aging readers would recall newspaper articles of September, 1922 about the brave Berbers. If not, one of them was yesterday in Nothing New Under the Sun on our blog, just short scroll bellow. Nothing much … Continue reading

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september memories / 20

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 20th September, 1922 : The 39-year-old Berber leader, Abdel Krim, who annihilated the Spanish garrison in northern Morocco and captured vast quantities of arms, has announced that he is establishing an independent republic in … Continue reading

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