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  Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
According to some legends the Alaouites entered Morocco at the end of the 13th Century when Al Hassan Addakhil, who lived then in the town of Yanbu in the Hejaz, was brought to Morocco by the inhabitants of Tafilalet to be their Imām.
In 1659, the last sultan of the Saadi Dynasty was overthrown in the conquest of Marrakech by Mulay r-Rshid (1664-1672).
Because the Alaouites, in contrast to previous dynasties, did not have the support of a single Berber or Bedouin tribe, Isma'Ä«l controlled Morocco through an army of fl slaves.
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 Alaouite Dynasty Information
The Alaouite family claim descent from Muhammad through the line of ˤAlī ibn Abī-Tālib and Fatima Zahra (Muhammad's daughter).
Because the Alaouites, in contrast to previous dynasties, did not have the support of a single Berber or Bedouin tribe, Isma'īl controlled Morrocco through an army of fl slaves.
Although banned in 1953, France was obliged to grant Morocco independence on March 2 1956, leaving behind them a legacy of urbanisation and the beginnings of an industrial economy.
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 History guide for Marrakesh by Hostelbookers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The city's founder (as that of the Almoravid dynasty) was Youssef Ben Tachfine, a restless military leader who conquered northern Morocco within two years and then, turning his attention towards Spain, defeated the Christian kings, to bring Andalucia under Moroccan rule.
Their first sultans regained the Atlantic coast, which had been extensively colonized by the Portuguese; Ahmed El Mansour, the great figure of the dynasty, defeated the Portuguese at the Battle of the Three Kings and led a conquest of Timbuktu, seizing control of the most lucrative caravan routes in Africa.
Subsequent history under the Alaouites – the dynasty perpetuated today by King Mohammed VI – is largely undistinguished.
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 Alaouite Dynasty: Encyclopedia - Alaouite Dynasty
Al-Raschid, unlike preceding dynasties, did not seize power but was formally invited by the people of Fez to take over the throne of Morocco.
The Alaouite family claimed descent from Muhammad, through the line of Ali ibn Abi Talib and Fatima Zahra (Muhammad's daughter).
Because the Alouites, in contrast to previous dynasties, did not have the support of a single Berber or Bedouin tribe, Ismail controlled Morrocco through an army of fl slaves.
www.experiencefestival.com /a/Alaouite_Dynasty/id/1906658   (708 words)

  
 Alaouite Dynasty - Japan
The Alaouite family claim descent from Muslim prophet Muhammad through the line of ˤAlī ibn Abī-Tālib and Fatima Zahra (Muhammad's daughter).
In 1659, the last ruler of the Saadi Dynasty was overthrown in the conquest of Marrakech by Mulay r-Rshid (1664-1672).
Because the Alaouites, in contrast to previous dynasties, did not have the support of a single Berber or Bedouin tribe, Isma'īl controlled Morocco through an army of fl slaves.
alaouite-dynasty.zdnet.co.za /zdnet/Alaouite_Dynasty   (834 words)

  
 Alaouite dynasty - TheBestLinks.com - Morocco, TheBestLinks.com:Find or fix a stub, Stub, Moulay Ali Cherif, ...
Alaouite dynasty - TheBestLinks.com - Morocco, TheBestLinks.com:Find or fix a stub, Stub, Moulay Ali Cherif,...
Alaouite dynasty, Morocco, TheBestLinks.com:Find or fix a stub, Stub...
The name Alaouite comes from its founder Moulay Ali Cherif who took power in 1631-32 in Sijilmassa.
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 Global Adrenaline :: Africa :: Morocco
With the collapse of the Almohad dynasty came the decline of Rabat.
The Alaouite sultans, Moulay Rachid and Moulay Ismail, are recognized for squelching the flagrant piracy in the area that led to the Portuguese retaliation against Casablanca.
In 1672, Moulay Ismail was proclaimed sultan of the new Alaouite dynasty.
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 History of Morocco
The Alaouite dynasty, which has ruled Morocco since 1649, claims descent from the Prophet Muhammad.
In 788, about a century after the Arab conquest of North Africa, successive Moorish dynasties began to rule in Morocco.
In the 16th century, the Sa'adi monarchy, particularly under Ahmad AL-MANSUR (1578-1603), repelled foreign invaders and inaugurated a golden age.
infotut.com /geography/Morocco   (520 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Fes Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Fez became part of the Moroccan Empire in 1548, and in 1554 the Ottoman Turks briefly captured it.
Fez became the center of the Alaouite dynasty in 1649, and it was a major trading post of the Barbary Coast of North Africa.
Until the 19th century it was the only source of Fez hats, before they began to be manufactured in France and Turkey; originally, the dye for the hats came from a berry that was grown outside the city.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Mohammed V of Morocco   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Mohamed was a member of the Alaouite Dynasty.
The Alaouite Dynasty is the name of the current Moroccan royal family.
This is a partial list of Kings of Morocco.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Mohammed-V-of-Morocco   (880 words)

  
 FOCUS on MOROCCO - History
Arrival of Moulay Idriss I in Morocco and emergence of the Idrissides Dynasty.
Reign of the Almoravides Dynasty, originating from the Sahara
Reign of the Saadians Dynasty, originating from Sakiet El Hamra (Sahara) and the Region of Draa
www.focusmm.com /morocco/mo_hist1.htm   (586 words)

  
 Alaouite Dynasty - Descendance
Alaouite Dynasty - Descendance is one of the topics in focus at Global Oneness.
Alaouite Dynasty - Descendance: Encyclopedia II - Alaouite Dynasty - Conquest
Alaouite Dynasty, Alaouite Dynasty - Descendance, Alaouite Dynasty - Conquest
www.experiencefestival.com /alaouite_dynasty_-_descendance   (238 words)

  
 Jewish Morocco
Grave of Rabbi in the Jewish cemetary of Rissani, the desert town that was home to the first Alaouite ruler, Moulay Rachid.
The currently ruling Alaouite dynasty is a family of Arabs descended from the Prophet Mohammed.
The first Alaouite ruler, Moulay Rachid, came from the southeast oasis of Tafilalet and took power from the Saadians in the 1660's.
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Although most of its suburban enclaves are ultra-modern, Morocco has more than its share of ancient monuments and magnificent buildings, reflecting a turbulent history shaped by its strategic location.
Since the days of the Phoenicians, Morocco has attracted foreign interest, from the Romans, Vandals, Visigoths and ancient Greeks until the coming of the Arabs in the 7th century, who brought Islam and the Alaouite Dynasty.
European powers have had their day, too, trying to control this northern tip of Africa.
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 MOROCCAN ROYALS FETE CROWN PRINCE WITH TRADITIONAL CELEBRATION
Twenty-one-gun salutes also sounded from the palace in Rabat after Her Royal Highness Lalla Salma gave birth to little Moulay.
The baby will one day become the 18th head of the Alaouite dynasty, which has ruled over Morocco since the 17th century.
And his father's reputation as a moderniser has been boosted by pictures showing him as a doting father.
www.hellomagazine.com /2003/05/16/morroccobaptism   (232 words)

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