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Libya's parliament ducks fighting to meet in eastern city of Tobruk
Libya's parliament ducks fighting to meet in eastern city of Tobruk

Libya's newly elected parliament gathered for the first time Saturday, choosing the relatively peaceful eastern city of Tobruk to avoid the deteriorating security situation in the capital, Tripoli. The emergency meeting to discuss the crisis in the North African country was attended by 152 of the 200 parliament members elected in May. But an official session will not be convened until more representatives arrive, according to Abu Bakr Baiera, an anti-Islamist attorney and member of parliament who presided over the meeting. At least 200 people have been killed and more than 900 injured in battles between Islamists and the Libyan army that erupted July 13. In Tripoli, an Islamist...

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