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Morocco

King Mohammed VI (M6)

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


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The neighbours start talking

King Mohammed VI has appointed former Foreign Minister Taieb Fassi-Fihri an enormously experienced ‘safe pair of hands’ as one of his formal advisors...


Brothers unbound

King Mohammed VI has permitted a government led by the 'moderate Islamist' Parti de la justice et du développement (PJD AC Vol 52 No 13) which like the Hizb Ennahda (Renaissance Party) of Tunisia also now in government claims to admire Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Adalet ve Kalkinma Partisi (AKP Justice and Development Party) in Turkey...


Gadaffi falls, revolution rises

King Mohammed VI has worked hard to present his government as the exception to the rule of corrupt autocracies in North Africa...

These are early elections: the poll was not due until September 2012 but as well as meeting the demands of the 20 February reform movement an early vote will allow Mohammed VI to replace the weak Istiqlal party leader Abbas el Fassi as Prime Minister...


The rise of Team Kaberuka

His predecessor Morocco’s Omar Kabbaj (now an economic advisor to King Mohammed VI) stabilised the AfDB’s balance sheet allowing Kaberuka to expand loans to governments and private companies...


Reform dilemma

Traditional constituencies linked into the Makhzen system will probably swing the 1 July referendum in favour of King Mohammed VI’s proposed constitutional reforms...


Revolts change regional alliances

’ Yet he conceded that King Mohammed VI (‘M6’) of Morocco would not give up his claim to the Western Sahara and that Algeria was highly unlikely to give up backing Polisario at least while President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was around...


Can the King stop the spring?

In a speech on 9 March which we hear he largely wrote himself King Mohammed VI’s initial response to the calls for change showed a surer political touch than many of his counterparts in the region...


Campaign timetable

King Mohammed VI (‘M6’) seems in little danger of losing his throne...


Activists versus authoritarians

King Mohammed VI has allowed more press freedom encouraged greater property and political rights for women and tried to promote controlled multiparty politics although the monarch retains absolute power...


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