An attempt to dislodge Islamist militia in Benghazi and parliament in Tripoli is realigning Libya’s complex political landscape.

Simmering tensions have once again erupted in Libya, as an armed standoff raises both the spectre of civil war, and an end of the political stalemate that has stalled progress since the overthrow of deposed leader Mu’ammar al-Qadhafi in 2011. (CONTINUED - 1133 WORDS)