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Libya Govt loses control of ministries in face of rebel onslaught

Sep 01, 2014    

Cairo Libya's government said it has lost control of most ministries and state institutions located in Tripoli after rival armed groups took over the capital.Last month, senior officials and the elected parliament moved to the remote eastern city of Tobruk as an alliance of armed factions led by forces from the western city of Misrata took control of Tripoli, having expelled a rival group.Libya is descending into anarchy as former rebels who helped topple Muammar Gaddafi in a NATO-backed uprising in 2011 have turned their guns on each other as they seek to set the country's political agenda an...

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