As assault grinds on, Tripoli lawmakers reject offensive by UAE ally

Police officers are seen outside a building of parliament headquarters during the first session of lawmakers allied to Libya's internationally recognized government in Tripoli, Libya, May 2, 2019. REUTERS/Hani Amara

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Lawmakers loyal to Libya’s U.N.-backed government on Thursday denounced an attack on Tripoli by an ally of the United Arab Emirates and defended their record in fighting terrorism, after the Gulf state said “extremist militias” ruled the capital. The lawmakers spoke at a meeting deliberately staged in the beleaguered city to challenge […]

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