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A former Spanish possession on the Atlantic coast of southwest Morocco. It was ceded to Spain in 1860, but overseas control was nominal until 1934. Ifni was returned to Morocco in 1969.


(Spanish ˈifni)
(Placename) a former Spanish province in S Morocco, on the Atlantic: returned to Morocco in 1969


(ˈif ni)

a former Spanish enclave on the W coast of Morocco, ceded to Morocco 1969.
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Par ailleurs, les temperatures vont oscille entre 40 et 44 degre dans les villes de Sidi Ifni, Guelmim, l'Ouest de Laayoune, Oued Eddahab, Tata, Zagora, Taroudante, Agadir, Inezgane, Ait Melloul, Chichaoua, Benguerir, Marrakech, l'interieur d'Essaouira, , Tadla, Kalaat Seraghna, Sidi Slimane, Moulay Yaacoub, Meknes, Fes, Sidi Kacem et Taounate et Ouazzane.
Through agreements with Spain in 1956 and another in 1958, Moroccan control over certain Spanish-ruled areas was restored, although Spain refused to give up Melilla, Cueta, Ifni and the Spanish Sahara.
Ifni Du Luc led going down the back straight for the final time and shook off the attentions of L'Epicurien between the final two flights to score by four lengths.
aaaa Speaking on the occasion of a visit to the port of Sidi Ifni, Mr.
Former smart hurdler Rum Pointer has won three novice chases this season, while Ifni du Luc - who could be covered in the near future - was successful at Kempton on her recent seasonal reappearance.
McCoy's lone win came on Royal Auclair in the Cathcart and, interestingly, IFNI DU LUC (1.
The well-named College Chapel gelding won in tenacious style on his hurdling debut at Sandown and should improve for the experience with Ifni Du Luc likely to be his nearest pursuer.
Dans le meme sens, l'UNAM, region Souss Massa Draa, appelle egalement ses militants et militantes a observer un sit-in similaire le 19 fevrier, suivant les lieux et les horaires qui seront determines par les bureaux locaux des provinces et prefectures de Tiznit, Taroudant, Sidi Ifni, Ouarzazate, Zagora et Tinghir.
Nuages bas nocturnes et matinaux assez nombreux sur le littoral atlantique notamment pres des cotes centre, pouvant occasionner quelques bruines le matin entre Sidi Ifni et Tantan.
lt;p>aaa The recovery of Oued-Eddahab crowned a long battle waged by Morocco to perfect its territorial integrity, started on November 23, 1957 when the southern Ait-Baamarane tribes stood up against colonization, leading to the liberation of Tarfaya in 1958, Sidi Ifni in 1969 and other parts of the Sahara after the glorious Green March in 1975.
McCoy was also successful on Ifni du Luc in the two-and-a-half-mile handicap chase, the Nicky Henderson-trained mare overcoming a long absence to get the better of Sir Toby by four lengths, but he was also beaten on two very short-priced runners in Good Outlook and Foxton Brook.
9-2 Colonel Braxton (from 5), Japhet (from 4), 6-1 Harbour Pilot (from 5), 7-1 Frosty Canyon, 10-1 Jimmy Tennis, 14-1 Maximize, 16-1 Direct Access, Gola Cher, Innoz, Valley Henry, Youllneverwalkalone, 20-1 Ifni Du Luc, Iznogood, 25-1 BAR