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Protesters attack Libya's Eastern Parliament building in Tobruk, according to local media reports

(CNN)On Friday, hundreds of people were in the building of the Libyan Eastern Parliamentin the port city of Tobruk. I attacked. Local media reports indicate the latest in a series of clashes between groups supporting rival leaders.

Libya has been split between factions during the war since 2014, following the NATO-backed rebellion against Muammar Gadafi in 2011.

Interim Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbebe, head of the United Nations-backed National Unity Government of Myanmar (GNU), is based in Tripoli, western Libya. The Parliament Building in Tobruk, east of the country, is home to a rival government led by Prime Minister Fashy Bashag.

Libyan media, including LANA, the official internationally recognized government news agency, and Almarsad, the leading news agency, reported that protesters entered Tobruk's building on Friday.

Several cities, including Tripoli, have witnessed demonstrations of deteriorating living conditions and are calling for the dissolution of political groups, the report said.

A video posted on social media showed protesters in the Capitol screaming "Longevity Libya." Other videos showed people collecting garbage and tires in front of the building and setting them on fire. The building was empty when the protesters attacked it.

Dbeibeh said in a Twitter post that he upheld the demands of protesters across the country.

"All [political] groups, including the government, must leave, and there is no other way to do it than elections," Dobebe said, referring to the government of Bashag.

"The parties that interfere with the elections are known to the people of Libya, and the same parties that obstructed the budget and shut down oil contributed to the worsening of the life crisis," he said. Added.

Davebe was appointed after UN negotiations in Geneva last year. He was tasked with leading the interim government to elections, but the process ended in turmoil at the end of last year due to controversy over election rules, including the legitimacy of his own candidacy. According to his government, he survived theattempted assassination earlier this year.

After the elections were postponed in December, the Libyan Eastern Parliament appointed Bashaga as the leader of the country.

Doveiba has not acknowledged Bashaga's prime minister, who has accused Daveba of losing his mission after the vote was postponed.

GNU's Ministry of Home Affairs issued a statement on Friday stating that all Libya are peaceful demonstrations and have the right to protest as long as they "follow the law."