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Libyan officers urge troops to oust Gaddafi
Cairo, Feb 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A group of Libyan army officers has urged the military to 'join the people' and march on the capital Tripoli to oust long-time ruler Muammar Gaddafi, Al Jazeera said Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011 3:04:29 PM

Libya bloodshed: Defiant Gaddafi says he is in Tripoli
Cairo/Tripoli, Feb 22 (IANS) Scotching rumours, a defiant Muammar Gaddafi, one of Arab world's longest ruling leader, appeared on the state TV and insisted he was 'in Tripoli and not in Venezuela' Tuesday, a day after a bloody crackdown saw the military launch an airstrike on protesters.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011 1:50:05 PM

Gaddafi appears on TV, scotches rumours of fleeing
Tripoli, Feb 22 (IANS) Muammar Gaddafi said Tuesday during a brief appearance on state television that he was 'in Tripoli and not in Venezuela', scotching swirling rumours that the 68-year-old Libyan leader had fled following a massive unrest.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011 10:55:19 AM

Bloody crackdown on anti-Gaddafi protesters continue
Cairo/Tripoli, Feb 22 (DPA) A bloody crackdown by Libyan leader Moamer Gaddafi's security forces has left hundreds of protesters killed as the military reportedly launched an airstrike on the capital Tripoli Monday.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011 4:10:36 AM

Egypt looks to freeze Mubarak's international assets
Cairo, Feb 21 (DPA) Egypt's attorney general has ordered the country's foreign ministry negotiate with foreign powers on freezing the international assets of former president Hosni Mubarak and his family, state media reported Monday.

Monday, February 21, 2011 10:16:25 PM

Arab world simmers; Gaddafi's son warns of rivers of blood
Tripoli/Manama/New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi's son warned of 'rivers of blood' as anti-government protests intensified in the North African country Monday, while a Libyan minister and two diplomats, including its envoy to India, quit to protest the crackdown. Elsewhere in the Arab world the demonstrations continued to swell.

Monday, February 21, 2011 9:49:49 PM

Libyan minister resigns over crackdown on protesters
Tripoli, Feb 21 (IANS) Libya's justice minister resigned Monday protesting excessive use of violence against anti-government demonstrators, Xinhua said citing a local newspaper report.

Monday, February 21, 2011 9:21:27 PM

Egypt freezes assets of Mubarak family
Cairo, Feb 21 (DPA) Egypt's attorney general has ordered a freeze on the assets of former president Hosni Mubarak, his wife Suzanne, and his sons Gamal and Alaa, state media reported.

Monday, February 21, 2011 8:43:54 PM

Five killed in Morocco unrest
Rabat, Feb 21 (IANS) Five people were killed in anti-government protests seeking political reform in Morocco, Xinhua reported Monday.

Monday, February 21, 2011 7:08:07 PM

Ten dead in suicide blast at Mogadishu police camp
Mogadishu, Feb 21 (DPA) A suicide bomber detonated a vehicle at a police training camp in the Somali capital Mogadishu, killing at least ten people, government and police officials said Monday.

Monday, February 21, 2011 4:17:45 PM

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