Soldiers from the Libyan army man a checkpoint in the capital Tripoli on January 26, 2014. AFP PHOTO/MAHMUD TURKIA
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Libya's interior minister escaped unscathed from an assassination attempt in Tripoli on Wednesday, the official LANA news agency reported.Wednesday's attack was confirmed by Al-Bahlul al-Sid, the head of the minister's office, who did not provide further details.The Justice and Construction Party, the political arm of Libya's Muslim Brotherhood, has failed to muster the 120 votes in the 194-member General National Congress needed to censure the premier, but the wrangling is seen as further undermining his authority.
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