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King Mohammed VI (M6)

Date of Birth: 21/8/1963
Place of Birth: Rabat, Morocco


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A win for the Makhzen

When King Mohammed VI (M6) asked billionaire businessman Aziz Akhannouch to form a government their meeting on 10 September formalised the victory of secular over Islamist factions in Morocco's version of the culture wars (AC Vol 60 No 25 Activist King vs the activists)...

The 'new development model' promoted by King Mohammed VI and led by the Commission Spéciale sur le Modèle de Développement chaired by Chakib Benmoussa will finally be expected to generate some ideas (AC Vol 61 No 22 Unrest simmers over economy and Covid)...


How far can they fall (out)?

Lapid highlighted Morocco's potential to play a leading role in improving Israeli-Palestinian relations and delivered a letter from President Isaac Herzog inviting King Mohammed VI (M6) to visit Jerusalem...


Spy chiefs on manoeuvres

The recent media reports suggesting Moroccan security services were using the Pegasus spyware by Israel's NSO – possibly with the financial support of the United Arab Emirates – to bug the phones of French President Emmanuel Macron and King Mohammed VI (M6) created headlines too big even for the Moroccan press to ignore...


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Israel's seat at the African Union

Israel may be less welcome by some delegations at AU summits following the revelations that South African President Cyril Ramaphosa Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly and Morocco's King Mohammed VI as well as French President Emmanuel Macron were on the target list of Israeli firm NSO's Pegasus spyware...

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Spain feels M6's fury

Germany too – a key backer of showcase renewable energy projects in Morocco – has been on the sharp end of King Mohammed VI's pique...


Marred meeting of minds

Fresh from being elevated to the Legion of Merit by Donald Trump for his 'Abraham Accords' policy of normalisation with Israel King Mohammed VI has reason to be concerned by a Democratic administration (AC Vol 62 No 2 The King's quiet gong)...

Where Mohammed VI and Biden can genuinely relate is Morocco's commitment to renewable energy showcased by the Ouarzazate solar farm the largest in Africa...


The King's quiet gong

Not all Moroccans were delighted when one of Donald Trump's very last actions as United States president was to award a rare Legion of Merit Degree Chief Commander to King Mohammed VI...


Recovery and resistance

This is seen as a genuine necessity if the economy is to be restructured in King Mohammed VI's (M6) 'new model of development' as well as to further integrate the 'southern provinces' of the disputed Western Sahara into the kingdom (AC Vol 60 No 2 Anger and innovation)...

The Palace has closely identified with the recovery effort: a new Fonds Mohammed VI pour l'investissement is being created with 15bn dirhams ($1...


King reaps Saharan dividend

This summer King Mohammed VI (M6) told United States presidential son-in-law and Middle East envoy Jared Kushner that Morocco would need a very big reward for restoring diplomatic relations with Israel...


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