Foreign News: Moroccan War: Aug. 10, 1925

For most of the past week a sirocco (hot, dry, enervating east wind) swept the battlefront where French and Riffians fight for supremacy in the Moroccan War (TIME, May 11, et seq.). Fighting slackened and what was done ended in success for the Riffians, proving that the French successes of the previous week had in no sense discouraged or reduced the resistance of their enemies. A number of tribal desertions to the Riffians was also reported. Marshal Petain, his face bronzed by the African sun, landed at Ceuta, en route to Paris from the...

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