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Libyan city of Benghazi faced with daunting task of reconstruction

FRANCE 24 | The Libyan city of Benghazi.
By: Wissam CHARAF | Eric DE LAVARÈNE
5 min

After the 2011 revolution in Libya, a bitter battle broke out in the country's second-largest city, Benghazi, pitting Islamist militias against the forces of General Khalifa Haftar. After four years of fighting, Haftar's forces took control in 2017 and a relative calm returned to Benghazi. But today, the pace of reconstruction is slow and locals are starting to get impatient. FRANCE 24's Wissam Charaf and Eric de Lavarène report.

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A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett

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