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Driss Basri

Date of Birth: 8/11/1938
Place of Birth: Settat, Morocco
Died: 27/8/2007


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Desert king

Palace counsellors, with an increasing say in Saharan affairs at the expense of Interior Minister Driss Basri, mooted a speedy trip south...


Bziz buzzes again

Mohammed's key target is Driss Basri, veteran for 20 years of the Information and latterly, Interior, ministries...


Our friend, the new king

His relationship with the powerful Minister of State for the Interior, Driss Basri, will be critical...


Desert kingdom or desert republic?

He may be less wedded to the idea of a Moroccan Western Sahara than his father and the ubiquitous Interior Minister, Driss Basri...


Twin peaks

Close to hardline Interior Minister Driss Basri, Slimani moved to Casa after being shunted out of the social security fund, the Caisse Nationale de Sécurité Sociale, in a clean-up six years ago...


Blair-ites in the desert

The ‘Islamist portfolio’ is kept firmly in the hands of Hassan’s most trusted advisor, veteran Interior Minister Driss Basri...


A voting mirage

On 22 January, Interior Minister Driss Basri wrote to prefectures and provinces about ‘workshops for the formation of applicants for identification in view of the referendum confirming the Moroccan-ness of the Sahara’...


Desert diplomacy

In the final round of the Texas talks, even Rabat’s Interior Minister, the redoubtable Driss Basri (AC Vol 38 No 25), joined in, along with seven of his officials, including security chief Hafid Benhachem...


Rule by authority

Morocco's soldiers and police are less in evidence, although the continued dominance of Interior Minister Driss Basri and the failure of the opposition parties to attract mass support, show the Palace not parliament is at the centre of power...


Voting for Driss

The big winner in the 14 November general election was Interior Minister Driss Basri...


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