Islamists dominate urban areas in Morocco’s local elections, come in third overall | AP

Morocco went to the polls last week with a strong turnout for local and regional elections: Morocco’s Islamist party dominated this North African kingdom’s urban areas in local elections, but trailed in total seats behind two parties with strong backing in the countryside, according to final results announced Saturday. The elections were seen as an important test of the popularity of the Islamist-led government which came to power after the ...