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US evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes

US evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes

US evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes

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WASHINGTON - The United States shut down its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort amid a significant deterioration in security in Tripoli as fighting intensified between rival militias, the State Department said.


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