Libya in Turmoil, With 2nd Premier Selected

August 25, 2014 7:33 PM

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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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