Islamists beat liberals in Morocco elections
Oct08

Islamists beat liberals in Morocco elections

The Islamist party which has headed Morocco’s coalition government since Arab Spring-inspired protests five years ago has beaten liberal rivals in parliamentary elections, results showed today. Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane’s Islamist Justice and Development Party (PJD) took 125 seats out of 395, the interior ministry said after all ballots were counted. Its main rival, the Authenticity and Modernity Party (PAM),...

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Paris Archbishop calls on the French not to be drawn in Islamists’ game
Jul27

Paris Archbishop calls on the French not to be drawn in Islamists’ game

Paris Archbishop Cardinal Andre Vingt Trois called on the faithful not to allow to be drawn in the “political games” played by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, following the brutal attack on a church in St.-Etienne-Du-Rouvray in which the two attackers slit the throat of the elderly priest and wounded nuns and churchgoers. MIA correspondent in Paris reports that Cardinal Vingt Trois called on the Frenchmen not to lose...

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