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Al-Kib Asked to Lead Caretaker Govt

Libya’s outgoing Prime Minister Abdul-Rahman al-Kib [Al-Keeb, Al-Keib] (pictured), has once again been entrusted by the General National Council to temporarily run a caretaker government, following the sacking of the Prime Minister-elect Mustafa Abushagur. Tripoli Post reports that Al-Kib and his government have been requested to prepare next year’s budget and to hold a national […]

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Congress Dismisses Prime Minister-Elect

Libya's National Congress has voted overwhelmingly to dismiss Prime Minister-elect Mustafa Abushagur in a vote of no confidence on Sunday evening. Of the 186 members present for the vote 125 voted to sack him, with 44 voting to keep him and 17 abstentions. Earlier in the day, Abushagur had submitted an emergency cabinet of just […]

Abushagur "Could be Sacked"

Prime minister-elect Mustafa Abushagur faces the real possibility of being sacked by the National Congress at a vote to be held later today, the Libya Herald has learned. Following the rejection of his proposed cabinet, one independent Congressman, who requested not to be named, said “he cannot survive”. Abushagur is due to submit a revised […]