Libya in Turmoil, With 2nd Premier Selected

August 25, 2014 7:33 PM

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Libya in Turmoil, With 2nd Premier Selected

New political turmoil consumed Libya Monday, leaving the country with competing assemblies who have elected rival leaders.

The Libyan parliament that was replaced by a new assembly in a June election reconvened in embattled Tripoli, the capital. The Islamist-dominated General National Congress named a university professor, Omar al-Hassi, as the country's prime minister.

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