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Berber Elected President

Libya's General National Congress (GNC) has elected a new president to succeed Muhammad al-Magarief [Magariaf]. Named variously as Nouri Abusahmen, Nuri Ali Abu Sahmain, Ali Nouri Abou Sahin, and Nouri Abusahmain, he comes from the Amazigh (Berber) minority which was discriminated against during Col Gaddafi's rule. An independent member of parliament, he won 96 votes […]