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UN chief urges Libya to end violence against civilians
Cairo, March 21 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday urged Libyan authorities to immediately end violence against civilians, and asked the world to speak as one against the North African country.

Monday, March 21, 2011 4:08:52 PM

One of Gaddafi's sons dies in hospital: Reports
Tripoli/Cairo, March 21 (DPA) One of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's sons has died in a hospital in Tripoli, opposition websites and Arab media reported Monday.

Monday, March 21, 2011 3:23:41 PM

Gaddafi calls for civilian march on rebel stronghold
Tripoli, March 21 (DPA) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi called for his supporters to launch a peaceful march on the rebel-held city of Benghazi as a building in his residential compound was destroyed by an apparent missile strike, news reports said.

Monday, March 21, 2011 12:21:53 PM

Gunshots in Benghazi after Gaddafi orders ceasefire
Cairo/Tripoli, March 21 (DPA) Gunshots were heard Sunday in the rebel stronghold of Benghazi, shortly after a Libyan armed forces spokesman announced an immediate ceasefire across the conflict-ridden country.

Monday, March 21, 2011 4:18:21 AM

Egyptian referendum result okays constitution amendments
Cairo, March 21 (DPA) Egyptians voted in favour of constitutional changes that pave the way for an early parliamentary elections in a few months, poll results announced by the High Judicial Commission of the Referendum showed Sunday.

Monday, March 21, 2011 2:00:09 AM

West bombs Libya, Gaddafi vows 'long drawn war'
Tripoli, March 20 (IANS) A coalition of American, British and French forces bombed by air and from the sea key targets in Libya in aid of rebels holding Benghazi, as the country's long-time ruler, Muammer Gaddafi, vowed to stay on and promised 'a long drawn war'.

Sunday, March 20, 2011 10:00:03 PM

Government to arm one million Libyans, says state TV
Cairo/Tripoli March 20 (DPA) The Libyan government will arm more than one million citizens within hours, state TV reported Sunday, shortly after leader Muammer Gaddafi said that weapon depots had been opened.

Sunday, March 20, 2011 8:11:35 PM

Libya says 64 killed in western military strikes
Cairo/Tripoli, March 20 (DPA) At least 64 people have died in military strikes by European and US forces, a Libyan government official said Sunday.

Sunday, March 20, 2011 7:29:17 PM

90 killed as Gaddafi forces attack Benghazi
Cairo, March 20 (DPA) At least 90 people were killed during an attack by forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi on the rebel stronghold of Benghazi, Al Arabiya channel reported Sunday citing medical sources.

Sunday, March 20, 2011 4:58:34 PM

Libya ready for long, glorious war: Gaddafi
Cairo/Tripoli, March 20 (DPA) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi said Sunday he is preparing for a long war and vowed to defeat the Western nations enforcing a UN-sanctioned no-fly zone over the North African country.

Sunday, March 20, 2011 3:48:52 PM

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