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Libya Holds Parliamentary Election

Voting has ended in a Libyan general election marred by low turnout and threats of violence. Fewer than half of the eligible voters cast their ballots Wednesday for a new parliament, as the country seeks an end to the turmoil that has persisted since the overthrow of former leader Moammar Gadhafi. More than 1,600 candidates are running for the 200 seats in the new body, with 32 of the seats designated for women. The lawmakers will replace a parliament that was elected in 2012 and...

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