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Libyan Assembly Votes to Follow Islamic Law

Libya's national assembly voted on Wednesday to make sharia, Islamic law, the basis of all legislation and for state institutions in a decision that may impact banking, criminal and financial laws.   Two years after the NATO-backed uprising that ousted Moammer Gadhafi, Libya is still in messy transition with no new constitution and its temporary assembly caught in deadlock between an Islamist party and political rivals.   As in Tunisia and Egypt where autocratic leaders...

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