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Chaos in Libya as Supreme court rejects elected parliament
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Chaos in Libya as Supreme court rejects elected parliament

Libya's Supreme Court on Thursday declared the internationally recognised parliament as unconstitutional, in a ruling likely to fuel further chaos in the north African oil producing nation.

More foreigners exit Libya as Tripoli clashes kill 22
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More foreigners exit Libya as Tripoli clashes kill 22

The latest flare-up of violence in Libya, which erupted on Saturday, takes the death toll in Tripoli to 124 since July 13, with more than 500 wounded.

Libya: Main international airport closed after rival militants clash
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Libya: Main international airport closed after rival militants clash

The attack was claimed by the Operations Cell of Libyan Revolutionaries, a coalition of Islamist militias seen as the armed wing of Islamists within the General National Congress (GNC) or parliament of Libya.

Libyan PM dismisses army officer's plot to
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Libyan PM dismisses army officer's plot to "rescue" country

Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan said on Friday the government was safe and security under control, dismissing a statement by a senior army official calling for the parliament to be suspended and the armed forces to "rescue" the country.

Libyans oppose congress extension amid political confusion
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Libyans oppose congress extension amid political confusion

Several thousand Libyans marched in Tripoli and Benghazi on Friday to demand the dissolution of the interim national parliament, whose mandate was due to run out on Friday with the country divided over its future.

Libyan assembly votes to follow Islamic law
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Libyan assembly votes to follow Islamic law

Libya's national assembly voted on Wednesday to make Islamic law, or sharia, the source of all legislation, in an apparent bid by moderate Islamists to outflank ultra-conservative militants who have been gaining influence.