Voters in Libya go to the polls for a General National Congress election with those elected responsible for appointing a Prime Minister, cabinet and establishing a new constitution.
At an extraordinary session in Sirte, the Libyan parliament votes 121 to 11 to approve a new Government of National Unity led by Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh. The new interim unity government will govern Libya until a general election is held in December.
The president of Libya's newly elected legislative congress, Mohamed Yousef el-Magariaf, calls the prime minister to an emergency meeting, after Saturday's bulldozing of the Sidi el-Sha'ab mausoleum in Tripoli by unnamed organized assailants. [https:--news.yahoo.com-fighters-bulldoze-sufi-mosque-central-tripoli-172020410.html?_esi=1 (Reuters via Yahoo! News)] [http:--online.wsj.com-article-SB10000872396390444230504577613260789607638.html?mod=googlenews_wsj ("Wall Street Journal)"]
The interim Prime Minister of Libya Mahmoud Jibril confirms the presence of chemical weapons in Libya under the Gaddafi regime and announces that weapons inspectors would be visiting the country to help get rid of them.