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Egypt's military council sacks top security officials
Cairo, Feb 16 (IANS) Egypt's ruling military council has sacked two senior security officials for their role in the decision to open fire on pro-democracy demonstrators during the uprising.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 12:29:38 PM

Curfew lifted in Tunisia
Tunis, Feb 16 (IANS) The Tunisian authorities have lifted the night-time curfew, but the state of emergency which has been in force since Jan 14 will be maintained until further notice, state-run TAP news agency said.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 4:38:06 AM

Egypt rulers form committee to amend constitution
Cairo, Feb 15 (IANS) Egyptian military rulers Tuesday formed a committee to suggest amendments to the constitution that will complete its task within 10 days.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 10:15:11 PM

The Mubarak effect - protests spread near and far
Cairo/Tehran/Manama, Feb 15 (IANS) In a spate of copycat movements following the successful uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt, fierce protests broke out in Bahrain Tuesday, a day after massive demonstrations rocked Yemen and Iran. In what appears to be a domino effect, there were also protests in Algeria and Jordan.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 5:30:55 PM

The Mubarak effect - protests spread near and far
Cairo/Tehran/Manama, Feb 15 (IANS) In a spate of copycat movements following the successful uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt, fierce protests broke out in Bahrain Tuesday, a day after massive demonstrations rocked Yemen and Iran. In what appears to be a domino effect, anti-government protests have also taken place in Algeria, Jordan and Syria.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 5:21:41 PM

Egypt's army makes committee to amend constitution : Report
Cairo, Feb 15 (DPA) Egypt's armed forces council has formed a 10-member committee to oversee the amendments to the constitution, a local newspaper reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 4:53:01 PM

Egypt's military asks people to end fresh wave of strikes
Cairo, Feb 15 (IANS) As thousands of workers began protests to demand better pay and conditions, Egypt's ruling military council asked people to end the fresh wave of strikes and help in reviving the country's economy.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 10:35:09 AM

EU to give $348 mn in aid to Tunisia
Tunis, Feb 15 (IANS) The European Union (EU) will provide 258 million euros (about $348 million) in aid to Tunisia to help various developmental projects in the country.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 6:08:17 AM

Some stolen Egyptian artefacts recovered
Cairo, Feb 14 (DPA) Some of the artefacts stolen from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo during the recent unrest that toppled president Hosni Mubarak have been recovered, the minister for antiquities affairs said Monday.

Monday, February 14, 2011 10:09:20 PM

Algeria lifts emergency rule as protests rage
Algiers, Feb 14 (IANS) As anti-regime protests gain momentum in Algeria, the government Monday rushed to announce that it would end the state of emergency enforced since 1992 in the country, amid fears that Algeria may sink into a similar unrest that ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.

Monday, February 14, 2011 7:13:58 PM

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