Morocco's king names new Islamist-led government

RABAT - After six months of post-election deadlock, Morocco's King Mohammed VI on Wednesday named a new cabinet led by the main Islamist party which lost a key ministry in negotiations with rivals, the state news agency MAP said.
The Islamist Justice and Development or PJD party won elections in October, but formation of a government was delayed during negotiations with parties who critics say were too close to royalists uneasy with sharing power with Islamists.
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