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In no country have they done so more often than in Morocco, where some twenty men, with many of the same economic grievances, are reported to have self-immolated. Five succeeded in killing themselves, but none in sparking a revolution...Its
The 26-year-old street vendor had been rousted and humiliated once again by Tunisian police for hawking apples and pears out of a wheelbarrow...His death triggered the Arab Spring, a Twitter-driven revolution that engulfed a number of Muslim nations
January 22, 2012 An Islamist party heads Morocco's newly elected government, part of a wave of Islamist election victories following uprisings across North Africa...King Mohammed VI responded quickly to a pro-democracy movement last year with a new
This Jan. 3, 2012 photo released by the Moroccan Royal Palace, shows Morocco's King Mohammed VI, center, flanked by his son Moulay El Hassan, 6, and his Prime Minister, Abdelilah Benkirane, 2nd right, posing with the new government after the swearing
After winning the legislative elections of November, the moderate Islamist party Justice and Development has been entrusted, for the first time, a number of ministerial portfolios by the King of Morocco, Mohammed VI.
King Mohammed VI of Morocco has approved the country’s new cabinet following the win of Islamist Justice and Development Party (PJD) in elections held late November. The new government will be presided over by Abdelilah Benkirane, leader of
Islamist leader Abdelilah Benkirane named Morocco PM Under the new constitution, King Mohammed has to appoint the prime minister from the largest party. The leader of a moderate Islamist party has been appointed by King Mohammed VI as Morocco's new
Morocco (AP) — Moroccans voted for a new parliament Friday in Arab Spring-inspired elections that are facing a boycott by democracy campaigners who say the ruling monarchy isn't committed to real change. A moderate Islamist party
Morocco (AP) — It should be a moment of excitement: Moroccans are choosing a parliament in elections Friday prompted by the Arab Spring's clamor for freedom. Yet there are few signs here that elections are even taking place.
With 15% of Morocco's population making do on $2 a day, some would argue the high-speed TGV train is not a priority. Photograph: Paul Thompson/Alamy Morocco 's high-speed train is emblematic of the flagship schemes King Mohammed VI has initiated