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Gaddafi's son offers talks with protesters
Cairo/Tripoli, Feb 26 (DPA) A son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi offered to withhold attacks on regime opponents Saturday and negotiate.

Saturday, February 26, 2011 10:45:19 AM

US evacuates embassy officials from Libya
Tripoli, Feb 26 (IANS) The US embassy in Libya has shut down temporarily and has evacuated all of its diplomats as violence mounts in the capital Tripoli, the State Department announced.

Saturday, February 26, 2011 8:07:00 AM

Over 38,000 Egyptians return from Libya
Cairo, Feb 26 (IANS) A total of 38,481 Egyptians have returned from Libya since unrest hit the country, the official MENA news agency reported.

Saturday, February 26, 2011 7:56:55 AM

Dozens stage anti-government protest in Mauritania
Nouakchott, Feb 25 (DPA) Dozens of Mauritanians staged a protest Friday calling for economic reforms and the ouster of the regime.

Friday, February 25, 2011 10:32:04 PM

Libyan protesters defiant, 500 feared dead
Cairo/Tripoli, Feb 25 (IANS) Libyan protesters prepared for a 'one-million march' Friday as the main hospital in the second largest city of Benghazi reported 500 deaths in 11 days of protests that threaten to topple long-time ruler Muammer Gaddafi.

Friday, February 25, 2011 8:21:48 PM

Libya to see more anti-Gaddafi demonstrations
Tripoli, Feb 25 (IANS/AKI) Anti-government protesters in Libya are due to hold a series of mass demonstrations Friday in an attempt to end the 41-year rule of authoritarian leader Muammar Gaddafi, according to Libyan opposition group websites.

Friday, February 25, 2011 4:25:51 PM

17 killed in attack on Libyan town
Cairo, Feb 25 (IANS) At least 17 people were killed and 150 injured when government forces attacked Libya's Al-Zawiya town, a media report said Friday.

Friday, February 25, 2011 3:11:47 PM

Attempt to steal pharaoh's statue foiled in Egypt
Cairo, Feb 25 (IANS/AKI) Archaeologists have thwarted an attempt by looters to steal a statue of Egyptian pharaoh Rameses II who ruled more than 3,000 years ago.

Friday, February 25, 2011 11:53:01 AM

Algeria officially lifts emergency
Algiers, Feb 25 (IANS) Algeria has officially lifted the state of emergency, which was in force for 19 years, the official APS news agency reported.

Friday, February 25, 2011 5:29:19 AM

10 killed in Libyan town: report
Tripoli, Feb 25 (IANS) Ten people were killed and dozens were wounded in clashes between Libyan security forces and protesters in the northwestern town of Az-Zawiyah, about 50 km west of the capital Tripoli, a media report said.

Friday, February 25, 2011 1:16:35 AM

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