Mahmoud Jibril

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Oct 10th, 2012
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The Libyans clearly indicated in July what kind of government they wanted, and who should be in it. But things are not working out that way and the security situation is deteriorating by Patrick Haimzadeh Nothing is going to plan in Libya. It took the death of the US ambassador in an attack on the [&...
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Oct 2nd, 2012
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By dailymaverick Always a larger-than-life character, it’s no surprise that even in death Muammar Gaddafi continues to make outrageous headlines. This time round the late Libyan leader is at the centre of a first-class political thriller starring a corrupt president, an untrustworthy Syrian and myste...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 10th, 2012
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Libya’s national assembly picked former opposition leader Mohammed Magarief as its president as the North African country’s newly elected congress began its rule. Magarief, seen as a moderate Islamist, will head the 200-member congress, which will name a prime minister, pass laws and stee...
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Aug 9th, 2012
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Libya’s interim National Transitional Council has handed power to a newly elected assembly, almost a year after the ousting of Muammar Gaddafi. NTC chief Mustafa Abdul Jalil passed the reins to the oldest member of the legislative body at a late-night ceremony in the capital, Tripoli. The NTC, ...
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Jul 18th, 2012
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A moderate Islamic coalition led by wartime prime minister Mahmoud Jibril beat Islamist rivals in Libya’s landmark election, results showed on Tuesday, but it was not yet clear who would dominate the new assembly as all sides scrambled to woo independents. Jibril’s National Forces Allianc...
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Jul 13th, 2012
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The moderate National Forces Alliance of wartime prime minister Mahmoud Jibril scored a landslide victory over rival Islamist parties in Libya’s first free national election in a generation, partial tallies showed on Thursday. Counts from across the North African country attested to a resoundin...
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Jul 10th, 2012
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Wartime rebel prime minister Mahmoud Jibril took an early lead in Libya’s national assembly election, according to partial tallies released on Monday that pointed to a weaker than expected showing for Islamist parties. If confirmed that trend would set Libya apart from other Arab Spring countri...