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African Union’s 30th Summit reviews illegal immigration, especially from Libya

Strong cooperation with the African Union (AU) is essential for the United Nations to be able to fulfill its mandate, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Saturday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where the two organizations signed a new agreement to bolster their collaboration on range of global issues.

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Slavery in Libya: Life inside a container

In recent months, it has 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.

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Benghazi car bombings leave 43 deaths: Angry reactions weigh in

34 people were killed and over 71 were injured – mostly civilians – in the twin car bombing attack that took place outside Bayat Al-Radwan mosque in Al-Salmani, Benghazi on Tuesday, according to Al-Jalaa Hospital.

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ANALYSIS: Why ISIS continues to be a dangerous force in Libya

US President Donald Trump can point to the fact during the first year of his presidency Washington and its allies – in addition to several of the United States’ adversaries – fighting in Iraq and Syria “liberated” Mosul, Raqqa, and other cities from ISIS.

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Hifter set to cast wide influence in potential Libyan elections

In a surprising move, Gen. Khalifa Hifter, Libya’s eastern military strongman, announced his acceptance of elections in Libya as a way out of the political deadlock in the war-ravaged country. Spokesman Brig. Gen. Ahmed al-Mesmari announced the decision in a news conference Dec. 27.

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Making money from EU’s migration policies in Libya

In recent weeks, the unfolding tragedy of refugees stuck in the Libyan migration system has caught the eye of the European public. The conditions they face are terrible: beatings, torture, systematic rape, slave trade and killings.

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