Smoke rises on the horizon in Tripoli, Libya, early Sunday, July 13, 2014. Explosions and gunfire have been heard around the international airport in Libya's capital as airlines have canceled some international flights. The fighting erupted Sunday morning, though it was unclear who was involved. Libya has seen fierce fighting between rival militias since the 2011 civil war that toppled dictator Moammar Gadhafi. (AP Photo/Mohammed Ben Khalifa)

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