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New Libyan parliament meets as foreigners continue to flee unrest
New Libyan parliament meets as foreigners continue to flee unrest

More foreign nationals fled Libya on Monday as the newly elected parliament held its first official session in the eastern city of Tobruk because of security concerns in the capital, Tripoli. Britain deployed a warship to evacuate 361 people, including 110 Britons, to the nearby island of Malta. Meanwhile, as many as 2,500 Egyptian workers are fleeing Libya daily through the Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jedir, and nearly a thousand Filipino workers and their dependents in Libya have returned to Manila since their government announced a mandatory evacuation from Libya. The oil-exporting country has been witnessing deadly confrontations in Tripoli and Benghazi between Islamist...

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