Libya Dawn fighters look at ISIS militant positions near Sirte March 19, 2015. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic/File
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ISIS fought separate battles with forces loyal to Libya's official government and with a rival group on Wednesday, as growing violence threatened to make U.N.-mediated peace efforts irrelevant.Libya is in chaos as two governments and parliaments vie for power, while ISIS and other armed groups exploit a security vacuum four years after the ousting of Moammar Gadhafi.Libya's official government has been working out of the east since losing the capital Tripoli a year ago to a rival group which set up its own administration in the capital.On Tuesday, U.N. Special Envoy Bernardino Leon called on the parties to agree on a unity government by the end of August and endorse it with a vote in September.
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