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Explainer: Foreign players in Libya and their interests

Since the overthrow of longtime ruler Moammar Gadhafi in 2011, divisions within Libya have multiplied — and drawn in international players. The country and its backers are split between two rival governments: in Tripoli, the UN-backed government of Fayez Sarraj and in Tobruk, the self-styled Libyan National Army led by General Khalifa Haftar.

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