Libya Islamists Seize Tripoli Airport as Parliament Duel Set




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Libya Islamists Seize Tripoli Airport as Parliament Duel SetIslamist fighters in the Fajr , or Libya Dawn, coalition stand guard at the entrance Tripoli international airport on August 24, 2014.
An alliance of Islamist militias said it wrested control of Tripoli’s international airport from a rival force after weeks of fighting triggered an exodus of foreigners and threatened plunge Libya deeper into chaos.[eap_ad_2] 
Libya’s defunct, Islamist-dominated parliament said it would temporarily resume its sessions, the state-run Libya News Agency , a move that may set the stage for dueling legislatures amid a leadership .
The fighting has battered Libya, undercut efforts to revive oil output in the OPEC member and dimmed hopes for a transition to democracy. It has sparked concern the nation, led by a largely toothless central government, will descend into and emerge as little than a failed state controlled by militias. (Bloomberg)[eap_ad_3]