Skip to comments.Gunmen Storm Libyan Parliament in 'Campaign Against Islamists'
Posted on 05/20/2014 4:56:56 AM PDT by fella
After the 2011 NATO-backed war, Libyas weak government and nascent army struggled to impose any authority over heavily armed brigades and militias who once fought Gaddafi and have become powerbrokers often challenging the state.
Libyas parliament has been paralysed by divisions between Islamist parties and more nationalist rivals, leaving many Libyans frustrated at the lack of progress toward democratic transition since the fall of Gaddafi.
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