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King Mohammed VI (right) met with Abdelilah Benkirane, Morocco's new prime minister, days after elections in November. All eyes will be on Mr. Benkirane and how he reacts to the growing power of the king's men. The king has made a flurry of appointments to his royal Cabinet in recent weeks, men who look poised to challenge the new government's power. (Associated Press)

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Abdelilah Benkirane, the secretary general of Morocco's Islamist Justice and Development Party, holds his small son, Hamza, at the party's headquarters in Rabat, Morocco, on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011, after it became clear that his party was on track to become the largest in Morocco's new parliament. (AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar)

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Abdelilah Benkirane, the secretary-general of Morocco's opposition Islamist Justice and Development Party (front center), arrives for an election rally ahead of upcoming nationwide legislative elections in Sale, Morocco, earlier this month. Mr. Benkirane has high hopes for his party. (Associated Press)