Fighters from the Benghazi Shura Council, which includes former rebels and militants from Al-Qaeda-linked Ansar al-Shariah, gesture on top of a tank next to the camp of the special forces in Benghazi July 30, 2014. (REUTERS)
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The Lebanese community in Libya demanded that authorities speed up evacuation Thursday, saying that other embassies have already pulled out their constituencies from the war-torn country.The Lebanese community in Libya however remains one of the last constituencies that have yet to be pulled out by the relevant authorities.These include around 70 Greeks, some 15 Cypriots and 80 Chinese, in addition to other nationalities.Just over 700 Filipino nationals had left Libya by Wednesday despite the rapidly deteriorating situation, with warring militias battling for control of key population centers.France's government spokesman Stephane Le Foll announced Wednesday that French and British nationals had been evacuated from Libya.
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