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King Mohammed VI (M6)

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


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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...


Summitry in a time of revolution

Tunisia sent its Foreign Minister while Morocco's King Mohammed VI continued his boycott because of the AU's recognition of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, which celebrates its 35th anniversary this month...


Progress noted

In late June, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced its support for the constitutional changes that will allow King Mohammed VI to maintain power while giving more authority to a civilian prime minister and opening the country to more freedom of expression...


Whiskey doubles all round

In the eyes of their peers, Morocco’s King Mohammed VI and Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika are neophytes, although to their people they look like political fixtures (AC Vol 49 No 25)...

MOROCCO: 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...


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...


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