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Egyptian military uses force to disperse Coptic Christian protest
Cairo, March 14 (DPA) Egypt's military used electric tasers and batons to disperse a protest by Coptic Christians, demanding justice after the torching of a church, media reported Monday.

Monday, March 14, 2011 6:50:28 PM

Anti-Gaddafi rebel leader appeals to world for weapons
Cairo/Benghazi, March 14 (DPA) Rebels in the northeastern cities of Libya appealed to the world community Monday for weapons to help them in their battle against Muammar Gaddafi's forces.

Monday, March 14, 2011 4:42:53 PM

UAE gives equipment to hospital on Libya-Tunisia border
Tunis, March 14 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has delivered medical equipment to a hospital in a Tunisian town on the border with Libya.

Monday, March 14, 2011 4:01:38 AM

Gaddafi's forces claim gains in eastern Libya
Tripoli/Cairo, March 13 (DPA) Libyan government forces claimed to make gains in the eastern part of the country Sunday, while opposition groups insisted they would fight to recapture lost territory.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 9:37:25 PM

Libya's Brega town cleared of rebels
Tripoli, March 13 (IANS) Pro-Gaddafi forces Sunday managed to clear Libya's eastern town of Brega from the grip of the rebels, Libya's official TV channel citied a military source as saying.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 5:13:16 PM

Rebels hold on to their last stronghold in western Libya
Tripoli/Cairo, March 13 (DPA) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi continued his attempts to regain control of rebel-held territory Sunday, a day after the Arab League and the US announced their support for a no-fly zone over the North African country.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 4:05:40 PM

Arab League supports no-fly zone over Libya
Cairo, March 13 (DPA) The Arab League has called on the UN Security Council to impose a no-fly zone over Libya in an effort to protect civilians in the North African country.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 8:37:37 AM

30 killed in Sudan clashes
Khartoum, March 13 (IANS) The Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) has said at least 30 militia men were killed in clashes between its forces and armed groups that attacked a city in the southern part of the country.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 8:05:17 AM

Al Jazeera cameraman killed in Libya
Tripoli, March 13 (IANS) An Al Jazeera cameraman has been killed in an ambush near the city of Benghazi in eastern Libya.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 3:43:08 AM

Gaddafi's forces escalate attacks on rebel-held territory
Tripoli/Cairo, March 12 (DPA) Heavy fighting continued in Libya Saturday as government forces escalated efforts to retake control of territory held by rebel-led forces, according to Arab media reports.

Saturday, March 12, 2011 10:10:54 PM

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