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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

Arab world unrest: Gaddafi stays on as 100,000 flee (Roundup)
Tripoli/Manama/Muscat, Feb 28 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's vice-like grip weakened with nearly 100,000 people fleeing the country Monday and more areas slipping out of his control. The days also saw unrest spreading in the Arab world with Oman the latest in the list of countries hit by a movement that began in Tunisia and Egypt.

Monday, February 28, 2011 6:21:12 PM

Libya's Gaddafi still clinging on to power
Cairo/Tripoli, Feb 28 (DPA) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was Monday fighting to maintain his grip on the country after protesters took control of more cities at the weekend.

Monday, February 28, 2011 3:52:14 PM

Ghana offers mangoes to sweeten ties with India
Accra, Feb 28 (IANS) Ghana has acquired 20,000 hectares of land for mango cultivation and has now asked a group of top Indian businessmen to see how it could fit in their investment plans.

Monday, February 28, 2011 12:11:54 PM

Libyan capital remains peaceful amid nationwide unrest
Tripoli, Feb 28 (IANS) The Libyan capital Tripoli, which has about three million people, remains peaceful under the control of Muammar Gaddafi, after the north African country plunged into turmoil.

Monday, February 28, 2011 6:36:49 AM

Sudan to reopen border crossings with Libya
Khartoum, Feb 28 (IANS) Sudan has decided to reopen its border crossings with Libya to facilitate the return of thousands of Sudanese nationals from the unrest-hit country.

Monday, February 28, 2011 4:45:03 AM

Tunisian interim president names new PM
Tunis, Feb 28 (IANS) Tunisia's interim president Fouad Mebazaa has named former minister Beji Caid-Essebsi as the country's new prime minister shortly after Mohammed Ghannouchi resigned from the position.

Monday, February 28, 2011 4:12:36 AM

Ex-minister of Mubarak regime to face corruption trial
Cairo, Feb 28 (IANS) Egypt's former interior minister Habib el-Adly, accused of money laundering, will be the first minister of the regime of toppled president Hosni Mubarak to face trial before a criminal court.

Monday, February 28, 2011 3:01:28 AM

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