- the Arabic name for the NW part of Africa, generally including Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and sometimes Libya.
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If its group in the Maghreb has sleeper cells in France, now is the time they may be activated.
The mix of al Qaeda in the Maghreb, Ansar al Dine, and the Tuareg rebels is combustible.
He was sent in 958 to bring the ever-refractory Maghreb (Morocco) to allegiance.
Were they connected with the race which had planted its dolmens over the plains of the Maghreb?
In Maghreb you know what is the position of the Jews (that they must affect the profession of Islam).
She heard the muezzins calling the evening "maghreb prayer" over the city.God Wills It!
William Stearns Davis
He emigrated to Maghreb (Kairuan), in which city there had existed ever since its foundation a numerous Jewish population.
- NW Africa, including Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and sometimes Libya
from Arabic, literally: the West