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Afars and Issas

Definition of the noun afars and issas

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noun

  1. a country in northeastern Africa on the Somali peninsula; formerly under French control but became independent in 1997

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Google previewEncyclopedia of African Peoples (2013)

by The Diagram Group,

In1967, the colony was renamed the French Territoryofthe Afars and Issas, some say to emphasize the division.Since independence in 1977, therehave been clashes between theIssa, whohave dominated the government,and the Afar.

Google previewThe World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre: The Arab world (1999)

by Don Rubin

Afars and Issas, however, have been fight— ing each other for control of the country ever since and French troops have retained a presence. With the high cost of continuing warfare, the gov— ernment through the years has had to sustain itself ...

Google previewWorld Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre Volume 4: The Arab World (2003)

by Don Rubin (Series Editor)

Afars and Issas, however, have been fight- ing each other for control of the country ever since and French troops have retained a presence.

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