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Rif

 (rĭf)
See Er Rif.

RIF

abbr.
reduction in force

Rif

(rɪf) or

Riff

;

Rifi

(ˈrɪfɪ)
npl Rifs, Riffs, Rifis, Rif, Riff or Rifi
1. (Peoples) a member of a Berber people, inhabiting the Atlas Mountains in Morocco
2. (Languages) Also called: Rifian or Riffian the dialect of Berber spoken by this people
3. (Placename) See Er Rif

Rif

(rɪf)

n.
a mountainous coastal region in N Morocco.
Also called Er Rif.

RIF

(rɪf)

n.
a reduction in force.
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BEIRUT: Dozens of cars bearing the image of resigned Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi made their way from Akkar to the northern city of Tripoli Sunday.
Rifi is a former police chief who resigned as justice minister recently to protest the power over the government held by Hezbollah, the heavily armed Shiite group backed by Iran.
He addressed Rifi saying that the statements he had made do not spare him the responsibility for the torture ongoing in the Lebanese jails, adding that neither his attitudes nor poor morals represent the mentality and morals of the brotherly people of Lebanon.
RIFI is now accepting applications and granting scholarships for the seminar.
Ali described the allegation as "strange" and said Rifi "did not provide any evidence to prove it," according to daily AN NAHAR Saturday.
While Free Patriotic Movement (FPM) leader MP Michel Aoun praised Suleiman's decision to act against Internal Security Forces (ISF) chief Major General Ashraf Rifi for disobeying caretaker Interior Minister Ziad Baroud's order to withdraw members of the ISF's Information Branch from a building affiliated with the Telecommunications Ministry where the network is based, Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea criticized the decision, praising Rifi as the "most disciplined officer.
BEIRUT: Resigned Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi filed an official request Sunday calling for the state to expel the Syrian ambassador to Lebanon.
In a report by CNN, Rifi said he was "shocked" that he was being targeted.
Rifi responded by defending the ISF's actions in their fight against spy networks and criticized Nicolas' soft position regarding collaboration with Israel.
Summary: A stunning victory in the municipal elections by a list backed by resigned Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi has jolted the political landscape in the north, raising fears of sectarian tensions in Lebanon's second city of Tripoli.
The head of the Lebanese Internal Security Forces (ISF), Major General Ashraf Rifi says drug trafficking in Lebanon will no longer be tolerated and announced that there will be soon be a severe clamp down by security forces.
NNA - Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi said on Saturday that Tripoli succeeded in encountering all the challenges, mainly the security one, explaining that "No city can ever start economic development or a regular life cycle except through eliminating the security challenge, and I hope that we've succeeded in that.