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Morocco

King Mohammed VI (M6)

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


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Reform-minded monarch

Mohammed VI will celebrate his first decade as Al Amir al Mouminin (‘Commander of the Faithful’) on 23 July...

Instead Moulay Hicham is now sick and marginalised and Mohammed VI is married to the popular Lalla Selma (née Benani) with a son Crown Prince Moulay Hassan (born 8 May 2003) and daughter Lalla Khadija (28 February 2007) and seems set to see off such challenges...


Elite and underground politics

Within King Mohammed VI’s court intelligence director Mohamed Yassine Mansouri and palace advisor Mohammed Moatassim remain critical to key decisions although ‘M6’ will continue to encourage a younger generation of advisors and officials in a search for more imaginative approaches to the country’s social crises...


Best election dirhams could buy

There was little surprise that after a very energetic campaign one of King Mohammed VI’s long-time closest allies Minister of State for the Interior Fouad Ali Himma and two others on his SAP list were elected in the poor Soussi constituency of Rhamna...


Electoral arithmetic

King Mohammed VI ('M6') has publicly committed himself to calling the party that wins the most votes to have first go at trying to form the next government...


Rapture not rupture

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI suspects that Sarkozy envisages a Franco-Algerian partnership as central to his planned Mediterranean Union...


Long arms

We hear that he is looking to shift assets to Morocco domain of his ally King Mohammed VI...


L'Avenir c'est Sarko

The warmest words came from Morocco's King Mohammed VI who spoke of his commitment to maintain the 'exceptional relations' between Rabat and Paris...


Under attack

The authorities said they were hunting another ten would-be suicide bombers; King Mohammed VI has sought to calm nerves reacting more quickly than after the May 2003 attacks...


Old soldiers never die

In Morocco King Mohammed VI has begun his fifth decade working to bridge the yawning gap between rich and poor that threatens to upset the social order – and to successfully resolve the Western Sahara dispute...

The Moroccan political system has matured considerably under Mohammed VI – emphasised by a wide-ranging truth and reconciliation process intended to draw a line under the excesses of the late King Hassan II...


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