Islamist militia help new Libyan PM seize office amid turmoil, election dispute

June 3, 2014 1:24 PM

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Islamist militia help new Libyan PM seize office amid turmoil, election dispute

The newly elected Libya prime minister has had the help of an Islamist militia in taking charge of the office.

The country is struggling with a political crisis, with outgoing premier Abdullah al-Thinni refusing to hand over power to Ahmed Maiteg, who was elected by parliament last month, Reuters reported.

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