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Morocco Islamists

Islamist Party Takes Top Positions In Morocco's New Government

AP | PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 03.04.2012 | World

RABAT, Morocco — Morocco's ruling coalition formed a new government on Tuesday that gives top posts to an Islamist party but also keeps close al...

Moroccan Elections: A Barometer of Reform?

Muqtedar Khan | Posted 01.26.2012 | World
Muqtedar Khan

The series of uprisings that are now optimistically referred to as the Arab Spring, have met with success and failures. Morocco however is an unusual case.

Moroccan Reforms Slow Down Due To Islamic Radicalism

nytimes.com | STEVEN ERLANGER and SOUAD MEKHENNET | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CASABLANCA, Morocco -- Morocco has long been viewed as a rare liberalizing, modernizing Islamic state, open to the West and a potential bridge to a ca...

Arrested Moroccan Islamists Planned To Attack Jews

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A group of alleged Islamists recently arrested in Morocco planned to attack Jewish interests in the country, a court source said Thursday, citing the ...