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Libya’s Islamic Extremist Militias Reject UN Ceasefire Proposal

Vehicles with heavy artillery of the Tripoli joint security forces move closer to the parliament building after troops of Gen. Khalifa Hifter targeted Islamist lawmakers and officials at the parliament in Tripoli, Libya, May 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Libyan national army, File)
Vehicles with heavy artillery of the Tripoli joint security forces move closer to the parliament building after troops of Gen. Khalifa Hifter targeted Islamist lawmakers and officials at the parliament in Tripoli, Libya, May 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Libyan national army, File)

CAIRO—Islamist-allied militias in control of the Libyan capital say they reject the United Nations’ call for a cease-fire. The announcement followed the first round of...




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