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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

Libyan protesters defiant against Gaddafi's security forces
Cairo/Tripoli, March 1 (DPA) Clashes continued across Libya Tuesday as forces loyal to leader Muammar Gaddafi fought to regain control over areas taken over by protesters.

Tuesday, March 01, 2011 2:46:07 PM

Indian vaccine to save 250 million lives in Africa
Accra (Ghana), March 1 (IANS) A new India-made vaccine against meningitis is to be administered to nearly 250 million children and adults in sub-Saharan Africa, thanks to a joint campaign by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and PATH, an NGO.

Tuesday, March 01, 2011 11:59:09 AM

Tunisian minister quits
Tunis, March 1 (IANS) Tunisia's industry and technology minister has quit government, state TAP news agency reported.

Tuesday, March 01, 2011 11:36:33 AM

All my people love me, says Gaddafi
Tripoli, March 1 (IANS) Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, who is facing a mass uprising that threatens his four-decade rule, says he is loved by all and that his people would die to protect him.

Tuesday, March 01, 2011 10:59:31 AM

Mubarak, family barred from leaving Egypt
Cairo, March 1 (IANS) Egypt's Prosecutor General Abdel-Mageed Mahmoud has ordered the freezing of assets of former president Hosni Mubarak and his family and banned them from travelling abroad.

Tuesday, March 01, 2011 3:20:02 AM

Protesters control four Libyan cities; Oman singed by protests (Intro Roundup)
Tripoli/Manama/Muscat, Feb 28 (IANS) Anti-government protesters in Libya gained control of four cities and formed a council to begin the transition of power from Muammar Gaddafi's 41-year-old regime as Canada too slapped sanctions on the oil-rich country. The pro-democracy movement caught Oman in its vortex while in Bahrain the protests escalated.

Monday, February 28, 2011 10:38:29 PM

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