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Abdelilah Benkirane

Date of Birth: 2 April 1954
Place of Birth: Rabat, Morocco


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Forward on the southern front

Prime Minister Saad Eddine el Othmani is more compliant than his predecessor Abdelilah Benkirane who like other 'populist' politicians faces political isolation and policy is driven by M6 allies such as Agriculture Minister Aziz Akhannouch in a return to prominence of Makhzen figures (AC Vol 58 No 2 Benkirane's 'bras de fer' & Vol 58 No 21 M6's apprentices)...


Courtship and crackdowns

But M6 has become increasingly frustrated at the lack of economic and social results and he sacked Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane last January – after M6 had stayed outside the country to allow the bickering parties to resolve their differences...


M6's apprentices

It is also a move away from the charismatic style of outgoing Istiqlal leader Hamid Chabat and Parti de la justice et du développement head Abdelilah Benkirane...


Bye bye Benkirane

For now King Mohammed VI's much anticipated move to replace Abdelilah Benkirane as Prime Minister seems to have ended a deep political crisis that lasted nearly six months...


Benkirane's 'bras de fer'

The coalition is again to be led by the 'moderate Islamist' Prime Minister since 2011 the leader of the Parti de la justice et du développement Abdelilah Benkirane...


How to win friends

Some officials complain that Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane's preparations for this huge international event – 10 000 hotel rooms booked already – have been somewhat lackadaisical (AC Vol 57 No 21 Premier Benkirane is back)...


Rabat's Cold War manoeuvre

In fact Ban had been expected to visit Morocco but when it came to arranging details the King was abroad and the Palace would not trust Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane and Mezouar to make the arrangements...


Concern for King and court

After a period of personal trauma following the death in December of his friend and right-hand man Minister of State Abdellah Baha Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane's face is brightening once again thanks to a bullish economy and his natural bonhomie...


Not waving but drifting

Since introducing a new constitution following the Arab Spring protests in March 2011 M6 has promoted the emergence of a coalition government led by Islamist Abdellilah Benkirane and his Parti de la justice et du développement (PJD) which is inspired by the Muslim Brotherhood and the Turkish model...


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