Libyan security march towards the parliament building as the surrounding area is closed off in the capital Tripoli, on November 14, 2012. AFP PHOTO/MAHMUD TURKIA
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Libya's parliament failed on Sunday to elect a new prime minister after several inconclusive votes, lawmakers in the North African country said, adding to turmoil in the oil producer.Businessman Ahmed Maiteeq had emerged as front runner in the final vote but he failed to obtain a quorum in a separate confidence vote needed to confirm his appointment, lawmakers said.Only 113 MPs voted for him in a televised session interrupted by shouts of arguing lawmakers, falling short of the quorum of 120 votes.
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