Rival second Libyan assembly chooses own PM as chaos spreads
Smoke is seen rising from the Brigade Qaqaa headquarters, a former Libyan Army camp known as Camp 7 April, behind members of the Libya Shield, following clashes between rival militias at the Sawani road district in Tripoli, August 24, 2014....more
A damaged aircraft is pictured after shelling at Tripoli International Airport August 24, 2014. REUTERS/Aimen Elsahli
A general view is seen of the passenger terminal of Tripoli international airport August 24, 2014. REUTERS/Aimen Elsahli
Libyan Foreign Minister Mohammed Abdel Aziz (R) and his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry (L) attend the Fourth Ministerial Meeting for the Neighbouring Countries of Libya with other Arab ministers in Cairo, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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