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Arab world unrest: pitched battles in Libya continue
Tripoli/Tunis, March 2 (IANS) Fierce battles were fought in Libya Wednesday as people, who have risen in protest against the 41-year rule of Muammar Gaddafi, braved armed attacks to hold on to major towns. The rest of the Arab world also continued to be in turmoil as the anti-government uprisings took root.

Wednesday, March 02, 2011 6:43:16 PM

Gaddafi forces regain oil terminal town Al Brega
Cairo, March 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi retook control of the eastern town of Al Brega and bombed the nearby town of Ajdabiyah Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 02, 2011 5:03:12 PM

Tunisia's Islamist group to form political party
Tunis, March 2 (IANS) Tunisia's main Islamist group Al-Nahda has been allowed to form a new political party by the country's interim government, a media report said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 02, 2011 4:32:39 PM

Hosni Mubarak having cancer treatment in Saudi: Paper
Cairo, March 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Contradictory to official statements, Egypt's ousted president Hosni Mubarak is undergoing cancer treatment in Saudi Arabia, an Egyptian newspaper reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 02, 2011 3:54:43 PM

Tension in Libya as question of foreign intervention looms
Tripoli/Cairo, March 2 (DPA) Tension ran high in the Libyan capital Tripoli Wednesday as protesters undergoing military training in the east of the country said they would march on the city and the possibility of foreign intervention loomed.

Wednesday, March 02, 2011 3:18:00 PM

Libyan unrest will damage tourism industry: Egyptian officials
Cairo, March 2 (IANS/AKI) The turmoil rocking the Arab world and currently engulfing Libya will harm tourism in Egypt, according to industry officials.

Wednesday, March 02, 2011 11:20:20 AM

Arab League to discuss turmoil in Middle East, North Africa
Cairo, March 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Foreign ministers of the Arab League countries will meet in Cairo to discuss the ongoing political crisis in the Middle East and North Africa.

Wednesday, March 02, 2011 11:01:07 AM

Libyan opposition seeks foreign intervention
Cairo/Tripoli, March 2 (IANS) Rebel leaders in eastern Libya have sought international military intervention to help topple the country's autocratic leader Muammar Gaddafi, a media report said.

Wednesday, March 02, 2011 10:50:21 AM

UN warns Libya-Tunisia border reaching 'crisis point'
Geneva/Tunis, March 1 (DPA) The UN refugee agency warned Tuesday that the situation at the Libya-Tunisia border was reaching 'crisis point' as thousands of people flee the violence in Libya.

Tuesday, March 01, 2011 10:09:57 PM

People love me, says Gaddafi as Arab world simmers (Roundup)
Tripoli, March 1 (IANS) His people loved him and would die to protect him, Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi declared as his forces fought pitched battles with protesters and the US froze at least $30 billion of his government's assets while Britain said Tuesday that military intervention was not ruled out.

Tuesday, March 01, 2011 5:27:47 PM

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