In Morocco. Heavy engagements in the war between the Riff tribesmen and the French (TIME, May 11 et seq.) were reported from Fez, the military headquarters of the French.
Riff troops, joined suddenly by tribes hitherto friendly to the French, pounded their enemies along a 120-mile front, forcing them to retreat in many places.
Fez and Taza came within an ace of being captured, but a strong counteroffensive relieved the former, and a hectic battle was continuing for the latter, from which all females were evacuated. Marshal Lyautey,...