President of Morocco’s National Rally of Independents (RNI) Aziz Akhannouch, reacts during a press conference in the capital Rabat, after his party came in first in parliamentary and local elections, on September 9, 2021. – Morocco’s long-ruling Islamists have suffered a crushing defeat in parliamentary elections, coming far behind their main liberal rivals, the National Rally of Independents (RNI) and the Authenticity and Modernity Party (PAM) seen as close to the palace, according to provisional results. (Photo by FADEL SENNA / AFP)