A fighter from Zintan brigade watches as smoke rises after rockets fired by one of Libya's militias struck and ignited a fuel tank in Tripoli August 2, 2014. (REUTERS/Hani Amara)
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Three-quarters of Libya's newly elected parliament held its first official meeting in the eastern city of Tobruk Monday, even as militias continue to battle each other in this oil-rich, North African nation's largest cities.The new body's real power remains in question as the armed militias that overthrew Moammar Gadhafi in 2011 fight each other for control of the country.The session took place in Tobruk because the country's main city in the east, Benghazi, was deemed too dangerous as Islamist militias battle troops loyal to renegade general.
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