Mahmoud Jibril

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How Libya's Moderates Overcame the Islamists

US-educated Mahmoud Jibril networked, rebranded moderate Alliance

(Newser) - Islamists have not conceded defeat yet in Libya's July 7 elections, but with the moderate National Forces Alliance looking like it has won big, the coalition is already talking with smaller parties and independents about setting up a new government. It's an amazing turnaround for Alliance leader Mahmoud... More »

Islamists Behind in Libya Election

Early results put Jibril's moderate coalition in the lead

(Newser) - It will be at least a few days before final results from Libya's first election in more than 40 years are in, but early results suggest that a coalition of moderate, Western-leaning groups is ahead of its Islamist rivals. If the alliance led by former rebel prime minister Mahmoud... More »

Libya's Jibril: 'Foreign Powers' Had Gadhafi Killed

'He was the black box of the whole country'

(Newser) - Former Libyan opposition Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril suspects Moammar Gadhafi was “killed based on a request by a certain foreign power” who wanted him to remain “silent forever,” he told Bloomberg in a recent interview. He says if he’d had his way, Gadhafi would have been... More »

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