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Libya's elected parliament rejects PM's new cabinet as oil sector takes hit

Sep 18, 2014    

BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Libya's elected parliament has rejected the new cabinet of Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni, dealing a fresh blow to the acting premier whose government was forced to flee the capital Tripoli last month after it was taken over by militants.Western powers and Arab neighbours fear Libya will break up as the country is divided among competing tribes and the armed groups which helped oust Muammar Gaddafi three years ago and now dominate the desert nation.Thinni, a former career soldier, has been acting prime minister since March. He stood down after June elections and t...

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