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Munitions store explodes in Tanzania, several killed
Nairobi/Dar es Salaam, Feb 17 (DPA) A munitions store in the Tanzanian economic centre Dar es Salaam exploded, leaving an unknown number of people dead, a news report said Thursday.

Thursday, February 17, 2011 2:21:29 PM

Two die in Libya unrest
Tripoli, Feb 17 (IANS) At least two people were killed in clashes between security forces and demonstrators in the Libyan town of Bayda, east of Benghazi city, as activists planned major anti-government protests throughout the country Thursday.

Thursday, February 17, 2011 12:01:28 PM

Mubarak wants to die at home: report
Cairo, Feb 17 (IANS/AKI) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has rejected four offers to settle in other Arab countries because he wants to die in Egypt, newspaper Masri El Yum reported citing unnamed sources.

Thursday, February 17, 2011 10:39:55 AM

Israel committed to peace treaty with Egypt: Netanyahu
Jerusalem, Feb 17 (DPA) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has told Egyptians that his country was committed to its 1979 peace treaty with Egypt, and urged any new Cairo leadership to uphold it as well.

Thursday, February 17, 2011 10:39:53 AM

35 prisoners flee after beating guards in Tunisia
Tunis, Feb 17 (IANS/AKI) Thirty-five inmates held in a prison in southern Tunisia escaped by assaulting guards and making a hole in the wall, a media report said.

Thursday, February 17, 2011 10:10:35 AM

Algerian premier to lift emergency
Algiers, Feb 17 (IANS) Amid massive protests and calls for change of regime, Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia has agreed to lift the state of emergency that has been enforced since 1992.

Thursday, February 17, 2011 4:27:42 AM

Egypt bans ex-minister from travelling abroad
Cairo, Feb 17 (IANS) Egyptian judicial authorities Wednesday barred former minister of agriculture Amin Abaza and two National Democratic Party (NDP) members from travelling abroad and froze their assets, Xinhua reported.

Thursday, February 17, 2011 12:02:22 AM

Over 360 killed, 5,500 hurt in Egypt protests
Cairo, Feb 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 365 people were killed and 5,500 injured during anti-government protests in Egypt that ousted President Hosni Mubarak after nearly three decades in power, the health ministry said Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 11:26:42 PM

Clashes in Libya as protesters prepare for 'Day of Anger'
Cairo/Tripoli, Feb 16 (DPA) At least 38 people were injured when police clashed with hundreds of demonstrators in the Libyan city of Benghazi overnight, media reports said Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 9:43:10 PM

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

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