New government formed in Morocco

Morocco's King Mohammed VI announced the formation of a new coalition government on Wednesday. Saad-Eddine El Othman from the PJD party, which won 125 parliamentary seats in the October 2016 elections, is the new prime minister. Besides the PJD, the three-party coalition includes the PAM, which won 102 seats, and the Istiqlal, which received 46. The prime minister's predecessor Abdelilah Benkirane served for five years. 

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