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Thousands protest in Egypt against state security services
El-Arish (Egypt), March 7 (DPA) Thousands of protesters gathered in the city of El-Arish Monday, demanding the dissolution of Egypt's State Security Investigations Services (SSIS) and the release of political prisoners.

Monday, March 07, 2011 6:45:05 PM

Fierce fighting keeps Libya on the edge
Tripoli, March 7 (IANS) It was another day of pitched battles in Libya Monday with troops loyal to Muammar Gaddafi battling rebels in several places as UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon appointed a special envoy to help control the situation.

Monday, March 07, 2011 5:18:12 PM

Fresh fighting breaks out in two Libyan towns
Tripoli, March 7 (IANS) Heavy fighting broke out in at least two Libyan towns early Monday when troops loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi attempted to wrest control from the rebels, a media report said.

Monday, March 07, 2011 2:25:23 PM

Egyptian youth to form new political party
Cairo, March 7 (IANS) A group of young people in Egypt who had taken part in the anti-government protests that led to the ouster of president Hosni Mubarak, has announced that they are forming a new political party.

Monday, March 07, 2011 12:58:05 PM

Egypt's military wants back missing documents
Cairo, March 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's ruling military council has asked the people to return top secret documents that went missing during recent attacks on state security agencies, and asked the document holders to keep the information secret.

Monday, March 07, 2011 9:47:59 AM

Fighting in eastern Libya leaves at least 20 rebels dead
Cairo/Benghazi, March 6 (DPA) Clashes between Libyan rebels and forces loyal to leader Muammar Gaddafi in the country's eastern cities have left at least 20 people dead Sunday, rebels said.

Sunday, March 06, 2011 10:38:17 PM

New justice minister named in Egypt
Cairo, March 6 (DPA) Mohamed Abdelaziz el-Guindy was named Egypt's new minister of justice Sunday, state television reported.

Sunday, March 06, 2011 8:51:13 PM

Misurata fighting leaves one dead: Libyan opposition
Cairo/Benghazi (Libya), March 6 (DPA) Clashes between Libyan rebels and forces loyal to leader Muammar Gaddafi in the eastern city of Misurata Sunday left at least one person dead, the opposition website Libya al-Youm reported.

Sunday, March 06, 2011 8:19:05 PM

Hundreds of Coptic Christians protest burning of Egyptian church
Cairo, March 6 (DPA) Hundreds of Coptic Christians gathered outside the state television and radio building in Cairo Sunday to protest against the burning of a church following religious clashes south of the capital.

Sunday, March 06, 2011 7:00:24 PM

Heavy deploymnet of Algerian army at border with Libya: Daily
Algiers, March 6 (IANS) The Algerian army has heavily deployed its troops along its border with Libya, a local daily reported Sunday.

Sunday, March 06, 2011 6:44:32 PM

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