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Iraq fighter jets strike ISIL targets inside Syria

Iraq says it has carried out “deadly air strikes” against fighters of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group, situated in pockets inside neighbouring Syria. The announcement comes days after Haider al-Abadi, Iraq’s prime minister, said his country would take action against ISIL if the fighters threatened Iraq’s security. Iraqi F-16…

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Slavery in Libya: Life interior a container

In recent months, it’s been revealed that African migrants and refugees have been sold in open markets as slaves in Libya, and are held against their will in inhumane conditions in exchange for ransom money. The revelations have sent shock waves globally and sparked protests outside Libyan embassies across Africa and Europe. Libya is a…