Morocco: Benkirane Entrusted to Form New Cabinet

King Mohammed VI tasked on Monday outgoing Head of Government and Secretary General of the Justice and Development Party (JDP) Abdelilah Benkirane to form a new cabinet after the moderate Islamist party won the Friday legislative elections. The JDP came Read more

Morocco : Legislative Polls Unveil Bi-Polar Political Landscape

The legislatives elections held on Friday October 7 in Morocco have unveiled a dramatic change in the country’s political landscape with the emergence of two ideologically different poles: a moderate Islamist, conservative trend embodied by the incumbent Justice and Development Read more

Morocco-Elections: Islamist PJD First, Modernist PAM Second, According to Preliminary Results

Morocco’s moderate Islamists of “Justice and Development Party (PJD) have won 99 out of the 395 seats of the House of Representatives, according to official preliminary results. With 90 pc of the votes counted, the ruling party of head of Read more

Moroccans Vote on Oct.07 to Elect their MPs

About 16 million Moroccans head to the polls on October 7th to choose their MPs for the 395-seat lower house of parliament. These parliamentary elections are the 2nd ballots since the adoption of the new Constitution in 2011 and the Read more

Morocco: Local elections open, who will win?

Around 14 million Moroccans are heading to the polls this Friday to cast their ballot papers in local and regional elections set to be a popularity test for the Islamist ruling party and other parties trying to emerge as important Read more