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One killed in sectarian clashes in Cairo
Cairo, March 9 (DPA) At least one person was killed and several others were injured during overnight clashes in the Egyptian capital Cairo amid a protest by Coptic Christians, media reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 09, 2011 4:47:43 PM

Fresh attack on rebel-held oil terminal in Libya
Cairo/Tripoli, March 9 (IANS) Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi launched air strikes on a major oil export terminal held by anti-government protesters, RIA Novosti reported Wednesday quoting Al Jazeera.

Wednesday, March 09, 2011 3:26:18 PM

Four killed in Ivory Coast violence
Nairobi, March 9 (DPA) Four people protesting against the rule of Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo were shot dead in the economic capital Abidjan as the West African nation's political standoff turns increasingly violent.

Wednesday, March 09, 2011 12:55:54 PM

Gaddafi criticises rebels, Western countries
Tripoli/Istanbul, March 9 (DPA) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has dismissed rebels as 'traitors' and criticised Western countries.

Wednesday, March 09, 2011 12:05:54 PM

Top Gaddafi aides under house arrest
Cairo/Tripoli, March 8 (DPA) Two top aides to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi have been placed under house arrest in the capital Tripoli, a source close to the government said Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011 9:34:28 PM

Gaddafi's son warns of civil war, rebels reject talks offer
Tripoli, March 8 (IANS) Embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's son warned of civil war if his father was forced to quit even as an increasingly confident opposition refused to talk to Gaddafi's envoy.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011 5:39:46 PM

Rebels refuse to talk to Gaddafi aide
Tripoli, March 8 (IANS/AKI) Rebels seeking to oust Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi Tuesday refused to speak to former prime minister Jadallah Azzouz Talhi, whom the embattled leader ordered to talk on his behalf.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011 5:25:00 PM

Gaddafi's son warns of civil war if his father loses control
Cairo/Tripoli, March 8 (DPA) One of embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's sons has warned that civil war would break out if his father is ousted, saying that 'the situation is very dangerous', the broadcaster Al Arabiya reported Monday on its website.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011 3:42:34 PM

Egyptian court to probe Mubarak family's bank accounts
Cairo, March 8 (IANS/AKI) Egypt's deposed president Hosni Mubarak and his family's assets in all Egyptian banks will be investigated, the Court of Appeals has ruled.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011 1:39:04 PM

Libyan soldiers 'executed' for refusing to fire at protesters
Tripoli, March 8 (IANS) A rebel group has claimed that Libyan army officers were killed for refusing to fire at anti-government protesters in a mountainous region west of Tripoli, Al Jazeera reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011 10:33:50 AM

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