Divisive Libyan commander broadcasts candidacy for president

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Libya has been wracked by chaos since a NATO-backed rebellion toppled longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi in 2011. The oil-rich nation had for years been break up between a authorities within the east, backed by Hifter, and a U.N.-supported administration in Tripoli, aided by western-based Libyan militias. Both sides has additionally had the help of mercenaries and overseas forces from Turkey, Russia and Syria and totally different regional powers.