Under the leadership of Mohamed Ben Abd el-Krim Al Khattabi, Morocco’s heroic Riffian tribes inflicted on Spain one of the worst military disasters a colonial power has ever suffered.

Morocco Celebrates 99th Anniversary of the Battle of Annual
The Battle of Annual was the first major clash of the Rif War from 1921 to 1926.
Morgan Hekking holds a BA in International Relations from Hobart & William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York.