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  אייר 5, 5774 , 05/05/14

Libya Gets a New Prime Minister - Or Not

Libya's Congress leader on Sunday rejected the appointment of a new interim prime minister hours after he was sworn in, reports the BBC.

Ahmed Maitig thought he had secured the support of 121 deputies after several rounds of voting in Congress, but the process was held in a chaotic session, and acting Congress chairman Ezzedine Al-Amawi later declared the vote illegal.

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