Foreign News: In the Riff

As rains fell all along the French front, the forces of le Maréchal Pétain took up impregnable positions fanning out toward the Mediterranean from Kifane to a distance of some 20 miles. At the extreme northeast tip of the fan, French troops were reported to be in contact near Syan with a Spanish force (see SPAIN) which had advanced thither from Ajdir.

At the French Military headquarters great satisfaction was expressed over the precision with which Pétain's forces have recently gained their objectives. The whole campaign which has been evolving recently in the...

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