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Libya plagued by malevolent outside parties

WorldNews Monday, 8 June 2020
Libya plagued by malevolent outside partiesSince Western powers leapt into the fray to remove the long-standing Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, the oil-rich country, once the wealthiest in Africa, has been embroiled in conflicts. Today over a third of the population live in poverty. The days when no one went hungry or was homeless and everyone lived in peace and security are long gone. Democracy, promised by the armed interlopers France, Britain and the United States, failed to manifest echoing their invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq, still struggling to recover. Yet those who broke Libya have shied away from fixing it. Once again the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan who remains hand-in-glove with the pro-Islamist...
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Turkey Turkey Country in Western Asia with a small portion in Southeastern Europe

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Islamism Islamism Set of ideologies holding that Islam should guide social and political as well as personal life

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Afghanistan Afghanistan Landlocked country in South-Central Asia

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