Libyan parliament ousts the prime minister in a vote of confidence

  • by: MAGGIE MICHAEL , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 11, 2014 - 4:30 PM

TRIPOLI, Libya — Libya's parliament ousted Western-backed prime minister Ali Zidan in a Tuesday vote, removing the first democratically chosen leader who had struggled for 15 months to stem the country's spiraling descent into chaos, with divisive political power struggles and rampant militias out of the control of the weak central government.

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