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Protesters Delay Endorsement of Libyan Govt

Protesters stormed Libya’s General National Congress on Tuesday, disrupting a vote on the new cabinet proposed by Prime Minister Elect Ali Zeidan [Zidan]. Fewer than 100 protesters, made up of civilians and former rebel fighters, objected to several cabinet nominees, including the minister of Islamic affairs, who they said was a secularist. President Mohamed Yusuf […]

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Full Listing of Proposed New Libyan Cabinet

The full line-up of Ali Zeidan's new cabinet is listed below: 1st Deputy Prime Minister: Mr Sadiq Abdulkarim Abdulrahman Karim 2nd Deputy Prime Minister: Mr Awad Al-Barasi 3rd Deputy Prime Minister: Mr Abdussalam AlMehdi Al-Qadi Minister of Foreign Affairs : Mr Ali Sulaiman AlAujali [Ali Aujali], Libya’s current ambassador to the United States Minister for […]

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Newsflash: Zeidan Presents Coalition Govt to Congress

Libya's new Prime Minister-elect, Ali Zeidan [Zidan], has just presented his government line-up to the General National Congress for approval. In a televised session of congress, Zeidan said he had formed a coalition government which includes representatives of the two major political parties -- the National Forces Alliance and the Muslim Brotherhood's political wing, the […]

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Congress Dismisses Prime Minister-Elect

Libya's National Congress has voted overwhelmingly to dismiss Prime Minister-elect Mustafa Abushagur in a vote of no confidence on Sunday evening. Of the 186 members present for the vote 125 voted to sack him, with 44 voting to keep him and 17 abstentions. Earlier in the day, Abushagur had submitted an emergency cabinet of just […]

Libya Assembly Rejects New Govt

Libya's national assembly has rejected the government line-up proposed by new Prime Minister Mustafa Abushagur (pictured) after protesters stormed its headquarters, a representative told AFP. “We voted to reject the government proposed by Abushagur and to grant him until Sunday to present a new line-up,” said Abdelali al-Dersi, who represents the eastern town of Al-Bayda […]

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Updated: Libya's New Cabinet Line-Up

Libyan Prime Minister-elect Mustafa Abushagur (pictured) has nominated his cabinet on Wednesday, presenting a line-up that according to Reuters excludes the country's leading liberal coalition, the National Forces Alliance (NFA). Abushagur said he wants to build a coalition government with a "geographical balance" in a country where regional rivalries are still rife. Only the post […]

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Libyan prime minister to reshuffle corruption-tainted cabinet

Tripoli Libya's interim prime minister plans to reshuffle his cabinet which has come under fire over corruption scandals and failure to consolidate the national army, a government spokesman said. Prime Minister Abdul Rahim Al Keeb "has reviewed the performance of certain ministries" and "will announce a cabinet reshuffle soon," Nasser Al Manaa told journalists late […]

Libya may reshuffle government in next few weeks-spokesman

Libya's ruling National Transitional Council is reviewing the work of some of the government's ministers and may choose to replace them, an NTC spokesman said on Tuesday. Mohammed al-Harizy declined to say which ministers were under review or whether the prime minister was among them, but said there could be a reshuffle in the next […]

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