Last year, the Istiqlal Party
withdrew from the pro-Morsi Anti-Coup Alliance (ACA), saying that they joined the Alliance primarily because of the Muslim Brotherhood's massive support base.
The opposition's ranks are now complete with the accession of the Istiqlal Party
and the government has secured its majority with the accession of the Rally of Independents.
MS of Secretary-General of the Istiqlal Party
Hamid Chabat during the demonstration.
The distribution of seats now is: Justice and Development Party (107), Istiqlal Party
(60), National rally of independents (52), Authenticity and Modernity Party (47), Socialist Union of Popular Forces (39), Popular movement (32), Constitutional Union (23), Party of Progress and Socialism (18), Labour party (4), other parties (13).
The nationalist Istiqlal party
came second, while the biggest winners compared with five years ago were the moderate Islamists of the Justice and Development Party (PJD), which tripled its representation from 14 to 42 seats despite only standing in 56 of the 91 constituencies.
12) In it we encounter a Morocco cruelly overwhelmed by a dynamic imperialist West - until the advent of the Istiqlal Party
Among them were the Istiqlal Party
, as well as 'Women against the Coup' and the 'Movement of Azharis against the Coup'.
Mounia Ghoulam, an MP representing the Istiqlal Party
, underlined that this way of thinking could spark a social revolt.
The party -- founded in 2008 by Fouad Ali al-Himma, a former deputy minister of interior who was unofficially in charge of security issues -- is trying to present itself as an alternative to the current opposition parties, notably the Istiqlal Party
and the Socialist Union of Popular Forces (USFP).
King Mohammed VI has accepted resignations from the Istiqlal party
, paving the way for new coalition talks.
Rabat - The head of government received five individuals resignations from ministers of Istiqlal Party
(PI) and they are being examined right now, communication minister, government spokesperson Mustapha El Khalfi said
Algiers blamed the angry exchange on comments made two months ago by Hamid Chabat, leader of the nationalist Istiqlal party
, who threatened to pull out of Morocco's ruling coalition.