Hundreds protest against no-confidence vote in Libya govt

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Al-Araby

Hundreds of protesters gathered in Libya’s capital of Tripoli on Friday to oppose a decision by the country’s lawmakers to pass a vote of no-confidence in the transitional government. The motion, passed Tuesday, represents a challenge to planned December elections and impedes efforts to unite the oil-rich North African nation after a decade of turmoil. Protesters in a central square in Tripoli waved Libyan flags, chanting that the decision did not represent them and should be overturned. They called for members of the east-based House of Representatives to step down. Libya’s current transition…

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