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Islamists tighten hold on Tripoli

Dawn of Libya group says it forced rival militia out of capital

Posted: August 25, 2014 at 3:39 a.m.

CAIRO -- Libya's Islamist militias said Sunday that they have consolidated their hold on Tripoli and its international airport, driving rival militias to the outskirts of the capital after a weeks-long battle for control of the strategic hub.

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