Libya has two governments, assemblies as chaos spreads | Reuters

| August 25, 2014


“The Libyan parliament that was replaced in an election in June reconvened on Monday and chose an Islamist-backed deputy as prime minister, leaving the chaotic country with two rival leaders and assemblies each backed by armed factions.” Full story here. Also see: Egypt and United Arab Emirates Said to Have Secretly Carried Out Libya Airstrikes | The New York Times “The strikes are another high-risk and destabilizing salvo unleashed in a struggle for power that has broken out across the region in the aftermath of the Arab Spring revolts, pitting old-line Arab autocrats against Islamists [sic].


“The Libyan parliament that was replaced in an election in June reconvened on Monday and chose an Islamist-backed deputy as prime minister, leaving the chaotic country with two rival leaders and assemblies each backed by armed factions.” Full story here. Also see: Egypt and United Arab Emirates Said to Have Secretly Carried Out Libya Airstrikes | The New York Times “The strikes are another high-risk and destabilizing salvo unleashed in a struggle for power that has broken out across the region in the aftermath of the Arab Spring revolts, pitting old-line Arab autocrats against Islamists [sic].”

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