Libyan rebels consider post-war rule

A Libyan man with a Qatari flag takes part in a march gathering thousands of people in the streets of Benghazi yesterday to show their support for a no-fly zone over Libya.

The chief diplomat of Libya’s rebel council will be tasked with forming an interim government, but this cannot be done when much of the country is in the control of Muammar Gaddafi, rebel officials said.

Al Jazeera television said yesterday that Mahmoud Jebril was being appointed head of a new interim government. But rebel spokes­man Hafiz Ghoga said such a step could only be taken when the country was united under rebel control.

Jebril, a strategy expert who spent much of his career abroad, is already head of a crisis committee managing military matters and insurgent efforts to gain international recognition.



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