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Bahrain protesters return to square as military withdraws
Cairo/Manama, Feb 19 (DPA) Anti-government protesters returned to Lulu Square in Bahraini capital Manama Saturday, despite calls by the crown prince, Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, for calm.

Saturday, February 19, 2011 10:39:57 PM

Two killed in Djibouti protest
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Feb 19 (IANS) Two people were killed in a clash between protesters and police in the northern African country of Djibouti, Xinhua reported.

Saturday, February 19, 2011 10:22:33 PM

Egypt court approves country's first Islamic party
Cairo, Feb 19 (IANS) A court in Egyptian capital Cairo Saturday approved the country's first party with an Islamic background, Al Wasat, which had been trying for a licence for the past 15 years.

Saturday, February 19, 2011 8:12:24 PM

Military to withdraw from Bahrain streets
Cairo/Manama, Feb 19 (DPA) Bahrain's Crown Prince Sheikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa had ordered the military to withdraw from the streets of the country, the government said Saturday.

Saturday, February 19, 2011 7:54:45 PM

Pirates hijack boat with four Americans on board
Nairobi, Feb 19 (IANS) Pirates have hijacked a boat with four American nationals on board off the coast of Oman, the US embassy in Nairobi said Saturday.

Saturday, February 19, 2011 5:16:04 PM

Algeria gears up for protest rally, riot police deployed
Algiers, Feb 19 (IANS) Ahead of a rally planned by the opposition, Algerian authorities Saturday deployed a large number of security personnel and anti-riot police in most parts of the capital Algiers, media reports said.

Saturday, February 19, 2011 4:29:41 PM

27 dead in fresh protests in Libya: Opposition
Cairo/Tripoli, Feb 19 (DPA) Renewed protests turned violent across Libya, with opposition activists saying dozens were shot dead during funerals and marches for those killed in anti-government demonstrations earlier this week.

Saturday, February 19, 2011 8:57:13 AM

Egypt's military council opens Facebook page
Cairo, Feb 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's Supreme Council of the armed forces, which is currently running the country after protests ousted president Hosni Mubarak, has opened a Facebook page to promote its image among youngsters.

Friday, February 18, 2011 8:39:49 PM

71 injured in Uganda election violence: Red Cross
Kampala, Feb 18 (DPA) At least 71 people were injured in eastern Uganda when supporters of opposing candidates attacked each other shortly after voting in presidential elections began Friday, the Red Cross said.

Friday, February 18, 2011 7:34:57 PM

Egypt effect one week on: rebellion rages across region, scores dead
Cairo/Tripoli/Manama, Feb 18 (IANS) One week after Hosni Mubarak was forced out as Egypt president, the crowds Friday thronged Cairo's Tahrir Square again as winds of change swept across the region stirring unrest in Libya, where 45 people were killed in a pro-democracy uprising, and also in Bahrain and Iran.

Friday, February 18, 2011 7:33:50 PM

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