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Libya preps for historic elections
 

After more than 40 years under Moammar Gadhafi, Libya will hold its first multi-party election in six decades on Saturday. Some 2.8 million Libyans are eligible to vote in the parliamentary elections, which will elect a new 200-seat legislature to form a transitional government. The Muslim Brotherhoods' Justice and Construction party are expected to take a number of seats, as are the secular Alliance of National Forces party, rebel commander Abdel-Hakin Belhaj's Al-Watan, and the National Front, one of the country's oldest political parties, which reportedly attempted to assassinate Gadhafi several times.

 

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