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Two killed in Muslim-Coptic clash in Egypt
Cairo, March 6 (DPA) Violent clashes between Muslims and Coptic Christians in a town south of Cairo left two men dead and a Coptic church in flames, Egyptian media reported Saturday.

Sunday, March 06, 2011 1:18:20 AM

Ex-Egyptian minister faces trial for corruption
Cairo, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Egyptian interior minister Habib al-Adly went on trial in Cairo Saturday to face embezzlement and money laundering charges.

Saturday, March 05, 2011 7:36:08 PM

Egyptian court takes up request to freeze Mubarak assets
Cairo, March 5 (DPA) A Cairo criminal court Saturday started reviewing a request by Egypt's attorney general to freeze the assets of ousted president Hosni Mubarak and his family.

Saturday, March 05, 2011 7:10:51 PM

Libyan military enters key town near Tripoli
Tripoli, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Troops loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi broke through opposition defences and entered Az Zawiyah city near the country's capital Saturday.

Saturday, March 05, 2011 5:36:23 PM

Libyan military attacks anti-government forces near Tripoli
Tripoli, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A military offensive on Libya's Az Zawiyah city, near the country's capital, has witnessed the army managing to break through the opposition defences and enter the city by Saturday morning.

Saturday, March 05, 2011 4:12:05 PM

Referendum on amending Egypt's constitution March 19
Cairo, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt will hold a national referendum March 19 on amendments to its constitution, the ruling military council said on its Facebook page.

Saturday, March 05, 2011 11:14:14 AM

Protesters storm security office in Egypt
Cairo, March 5 (IANS) Protesters in the Egyptian city of Alexandria stormed the headquarters of the state security agency after there were reports that officers were destroying key documents, according to the BBC.

Saturday, March 05, 2011 10:59:38 AM

12 killed in Libya blasts
Tripoli, March 5 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and 26 injured in two blasts at a weapon depot near Libya's western city of Benghazi, Xinhua said, citing an Al Jazeera TV report.

Saturday, March 05, 2011 8:13:29 AM

Gaddafi's forces fight to regain rebel-held cities
Tripoli/Cairo, March 4 (DPA) Security forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi Friday attempted to gain control of the northwestern city of al-Zawiyah, close to capital Tripoli, which has been a rebel stronghold.

Friday, March 04, 2011 11:40:10 PM

Egyptians to vote on constitutional amendments March 19
Cairo, March 4 (DPA) Egyptians will vote on proposed constitutional amendments in a national referendum March 19, the cabinet said Friday.

Friday, March 04, 2011 9:34:30 PM

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