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Middle East Libya's PM to step down after gunmen allegedly target his family

Libya's parliament ousted the previous prime minister in March. Abdullah al-Thani said he would stay on as interim prime minister until a replacement is found. 

By Esam MohamedAssociated Press / April 13, 2014

Ismail Zitouny/Reuters

Libya's government said Sunday that the interim prime minister had declined a parliamentary mandate to form a new government and will instead step down, in a move likely to compound the difficulties facing a government already divided and facing widespread unrest and militia violence.