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Rival Libyan militias clash in Tripoli, Benghazi

Smoke rises near oil tanks after heavy fighting between rival militias broke out near the airport in Tripoli July 23, 2014.  REUTERS/Hani Amara

Smoke rises near oil tanks after heavy fighting between rival militias broke out near the airport in Tripoli July 23, 2014. REUTERS/Hani Amara

Smoke rises near oil tanks after heavy fighting between rival militias broke out near the airport in Tripoli July 23, 2014. REUTERS/Hani Amara
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U.S. flights are prohibited from entering Libyan airspace as advanced weapons are common among many groups in the country. 
REUTERS/Hani Amara

U.S. flights are prohibited from entering Libyan airspace as advanced weapons are common among many groups in the country. REUTERS/Hani Amara

U.S. flights are prohibited from entering Libyan airspace as advanced weapons are common among many groups in the country. REUTERS/Hani Amara
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Smoke rises near buildings after heavy fighting between rival militias broke out near the airport in Tripoli July 23, 2014. REUTERS/Hani Amara

Smoke rises near buildings after heavy fighting between rival militias broke out near the airport in Tripoli July 23, 2014. REUTERS/Hani Amara

Smoke rises near buildings after heavy fighting between rival militias broke out near the airport in Tripoli July 23, 2014. REUTERS/Hani Amara
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