Africa

Moroccan PM forms cabinet, ending five-month crisis

New six-party coalition under PJD prime minister includes pro-market, conservative and socialist parties.

Morocco

Could Saad Eddine el-Othmani end Morocco's deadlock?

PJD endorsed the king's choice for el-Othmani, but suggested it won't soften approach to talks with potential partners.

Could Moroccan prime minister end country's deadlock?

Middle East

Saad Eddine El Othmani named new Morocco PM

Saad Eddine El Othmani, of the Islamist PJD party, has been appointed Morocco’s new prime minister. King Mohammed VI has asked him to form a government following the dismissal of Othmani's party colleague, Abdelilah Benkirane, on Thursday.

Morocco

Morocco's king names former foreign minister as new PM

Saad-Eddine El Othmani, a former foreign minister from the Islamist PJD party, tasked to form a new government.

Middle East

Morocco’s king dismisses Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane

Negotiations are under way to find a new prime minister in Morocco. Abdelilah Benkirane was fired on Thursday for failing to form a coalition after last October's election. Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra reports.

Middle East

King of Morocco ousts PM over post-election deadlock

Royalist supporters reluctant to share power with Islamist party as Mohammed plans replacement for Abdelilah Benkirane.

King of Morocco ousts PM over post-election deadlock

Human Rights

Are Morocco and EU heading towards a political impasse?

Europe depends heavily on Morocco for cooperation on two most important concerns: Migration and counterterrorism.

Are Morocco and EU heading towards a political impasse?

Refugees

Spanish enclave stands between hope and despair

Border fence with razor wire is a formidable hurdle to overcome before refugees and migrants can enter Europe.

Africa

Moroccan politician shot dead in Casablanca

Moroccan police say a suspect has been arrested after member of Constitutional Union party is slain near his home.

Politician Abdellatif Merdas shot dead in Casablanca

Opinion

In Berlin, politics trump art in Arab films

The Arab film selection at the 67th Berlinale was dominated by themes such as the Syrian War and the Palestinian cause.

Joseph Fahim

by Joseph Fahim

Joseph Fahim

Morocco

Morocco's February 20 movement: 'Demands still alive'

Not much has changed since the movement's inception six years ago, activists say.

Morocco's February 20 movement: 'Demands still alive'

Opinion

Moroccan pragmatism: A new chapter for Western Sahara

Morocco is better positioned than ever to protect its interests in Western Sahara after returning to the African Union.

Samir Bennis

by Samir Bennis

Samir Bennis

Politics

Morocco will never recognise W Sahara: deputy FM

Nasser Bourita says Rabat will never change stance that Western Sahara is an integral part of its territory.

Morocco will never recognise W Sahara: deputy FM

Morocco

Morocco harnesses the power of the sun

New $9bn solar plant has been praised for its great potential, but some locals say they are being left in the dark.

Morocco harnesses the power of the sun

African Union

Morocco rejoins the African Union after 33 years

Morocco rejoins the AU after a 33-year absence, despite resistance from member states over the status of Western Sahara.

Morocco rejoins the African Union after 33 years