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Libya Parliament Ousts New PM

Mustafa Abu Shagur will stand down after failing to put together a Cabinet

(Newser) - Libya's parliament has passed a no-confidence vote in the newly-elected prime minister, removing him from his post. Mustafa Abu Shagur had until today to form a Cabinet or risk losing his job, but his initial list of ministers was criticized for not being diverse enough. Abushagur was Libya's... 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 »

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