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Gaddafi appears in public, vows to fight on
Tripoli, March 23 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi made a public appearance near Tripoli, vowing to fight on, as the Western countries led by France were busy creating a new body to take over the lead in the current intervention in Libya, Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 7:11:41 AM

Libyan rebels meet UN official as Gaddafi attacks anew
Tripoli/Cairo, March 22 (DPA) The UN envoy to Libya met Tuesday for the first time with leaders of rebel forces fighting Muammar Gaddafi's brigades, as a number of rebel-held cities in the country's west came under attack.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 11:05:03 PM

Egypt's interior ministry's building on fire
Cairo, March 22 (IANS) A building of Egypt's interior ministry in downtown Cairo was up in flames, after thousands of police personnel protested in front of the building Tuesday, Xinhua reported.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 10:10:02 PM

'Gaddafi's daughter Aisha is Claudia Schiffer of North Africa'
Tripoli, March 22 (IANS) The Arab media describes Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's only daughter Aisha as the 'Claudia Schiffer of North Africa', a media report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 8:02:10 PM

US fighter jet crashes in Libya: Report
Cairo, March 22 (DPA) The US military said Tuesday that one of its fighter jets had crashed in Libya.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 5:48:29 PM

US fighter jet crashes in Libya: Report
Cairo, March 22 (DPA) The US military has said that one of its fighter jets crashed in Libya.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 5:34:59 PM

Gaddafi forces continue attacks on Libyan rebels
Tripoli/Cairo, March 22 (DPA) Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi were Tuesday continuing their attacks on rebels in several cities in the western part of the country, rebels said, after a third night of airstrikes by international forces.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 4:11:23 PM

Allied air strikes continue against Libya targets
Paris/Cairo/Tripoli, March 22 (DPA) Coalition air strikes continued against Libya Monday, with a senior British official saying Colonel Muammar Gaddafi was not the target.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 12:01:13 AM

Gaddafi's compound hit as rebels claim attacks continue
Paris/Cairo/Tripoli, March 21 (DPA) The Libyan opposition alleged Muammar Gaddafi's forces continued to attack a number of cities Monday, despite coalition strikes aimed at imposing a UN-mandated no-fly zone over Libya.

Monday, March 21, 2011 8:36:04 PM

AU to work closely with India on summit in Africa
Addis Ababa, March 21 (IANS) The 53-nation African Union (AU) has assured India that it will work closely with New Delhi to ensure the success of the second India-Africa Forum summit here in May.

Monday, March 21, 2011 8:09:53 PM

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