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Mubarak gets $339 as monthly allowance
Cairo, March 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak is getting a monthly allowance of $339 from the state, an Egyptian daily reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011 5:36:32 PM

Libyan opposition advances ahead of London conference
Cairo/Tripoli, March 29 (DPA) Opposition fighters made political and military gains Monday, on the eve of a conference in London of the nations participating in the UN-authorised military action in Libya.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011 5:05:02 AM

Two boats with Libyan migrants arrive in Malta
Valletta (Malta) March 29 (DPA) Two boats holding a total of 350 illegal immigrants arrived in Malta Monday from Libya, raising alarm bells of a mass exodus from the conflict-stricken country.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011 12:33:37 AM

Qatar becomes first Arab country to recognise Libyan rebel council
Cairo/Doha, March 28 (DPA) Qatar Monday became the first Arab country to recognise the Libyan opposition's National Council as the sole legitimate representative of the Libyan people.

Monday, March 28, 2011 7:52:00 PM

Chokers tag will stay with team: Cricket South Africa chief
Johannesburg, March 28 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) chief executive Gerald Majola Monday admitted that the team will have to live with the chokers tag following their shock ouster from the World Cup.

Monday, March 28, 2011 7:35:11 PM

Civilians injured in coalition air strike in Libya: Report
Tripoli/Cairo, March 28 (DPA) A number of civilians, including children, were wounded in a coalition air strike early Monday on a weapons depot in the southwest city of Jabal al-Sabha, according to Libyan sources.

Monday, March 28, 2011 6:42:30 PM

Egypt to hold parliamentary elections in September
Cairo, March 28 (DPA) Egypt's parliamentary elections are to take place in September, the ruling Higher Council of the Egyptian Armed Forces confirmed Monday.

Monday, March 28, 2011 6:24:11 PM

Libyan rebels group near Gaddafi's hometown Sirte
Tripoli/Cairo, March 28 (DPA) Rebels were grouped near but not in control of Sirte, birthplace of embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, sources there said Monday, after a spokesman for the rebels claimed its capture.

Monday, March 28, 2011 4:36:59 PM

Five explosions in Tripoli
Tripoli, March 28 (IANS) More than at least five explosions were heard in the Libyan capital Tripoli Sunday night, following anti-aircraft gunfire by Libyan forces, Xinhua reported.

Monday, March 28, 2011 2:28:03 AM

Libyan rebels advance as Gaddafi followers remain defiant
Cairo/Tripoli, March 27 (DPA) Libyan rebels took control of several towns from government forces Sunday as they advanced westwards with an eye on leader Muammar Gaddafi's hometown of Sirte.

Sunday, March 27, 2011 11:34:08 PM

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