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A general view shows fire burning at a fuel depot near the airport road in Tripoli July 29, 2014.
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Libya has descended into chaos as armed militias fight for control of the embattled country.
Islamist groups seized the headquarters of the Libyan army's special forces in Libya's second city Benghazi after days of fighting, as a huge blaze raged at a fuel depot near the capital's airport.
The Sudanese embassy in Tripoli said that eight Sudanese nationals were killed and two others injured in clashes between armed militias which took place in Al-Karimea neighbourhood in the Libyan capital.
Two years ago, interventionists prematurely declared victory. The real lesson is that the unintended consequences of military action are nearly impossible to predict.
PanARMENIAN.Net - At least 30 people were killed overnight and Tuesday, July 29 morning in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi during heavy clashes involving war planes and rockets between government special forces and Islamist fighters, medical sources said, according to Reuters.
As Hillary Clinton finishes her "book" tour, she will have another reason to smile as she heads to the bank to make some deposits.
It is failed in the sense that it does not have a cohesive central government whose writ runs to every part of the country.
The Canadian government is temporarily suspending its consular operations in the Libyan capital of Tripoli and pulling out all staff.
Black smoke billows over the skyline as a fire at the Tripoli airport oil depot rages out of control on July 28, 2014.
A plume of smoke rises in the sky after a rocket hit a fuel storage tank near the airport in Tripoli.
Three years ago, Libyans were celebrating the overthrow of their longtime dictator Muammar Gaddafi.
Violence has escalated in Libya as rival factions fight for control of the weakened country following the overthrow of Moammar Gadhafi in 2011, and LIGNET's chief analyst Fred Fleitz says to expect the chaos to continue .
By Dr. David Leffler In June 2014, Libya held its second election since Col. Gaddafi's overthrow, but the hoped-for stability is still elusive.
With violence spreading across Libya and the U.S. Embassy closing in Tripoli, Republican lawmakers over the weekend blasted the Obama administration for failing to stop yet another troubled Middle Eastern nation from descending into complete chaos, and even some Democrats conceded that America's influence in the world has waned considerably.
Black plumes of smoke is seen in the vicinity of Camp Thunderbolt, after clashes between militants, former rebel fighters and government forces in Benghazi July 26, 2014.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 07:45 am
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