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Five killed in Bahrain protest, military imposes curfew
Manama/Cairo, March 16 (DPA) The death toll from clashes between anti-government protesters and Bahraini security forces rose to five Wednesday, as the military imposed a curfew and warned people not to gather in public places.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 11:15:40 PM

UAE relief ships arrive in Benghazi
Benghazi (Libya), March 16 (IANS/WAM) Two cargo ships carrying 700 tonnes of humanitarian assistance Wednesday arrived at Bengazi seaport for help to the people in Libya, the country which is witnessing massive anti-government protests.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 10:36:49 PM

Gaddafi's forces bogged down in clashes in Libya
Cairo/Benghazi, Libya, March 16 (DPA) Muammar Gaddafi's forces were bogged down in a battle for control of Libya's northern cities, with little progress made Wednesday, despite the anti-government forces reporting a number of rebel casualties.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 10:08:49 PM

Gaddafi's forces to capture Benghazi soon, says son
Cairo/Tripoli, March 16 (DPA) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces were closing in on the city of Benghazi, the stronghold of the opposition, and all rebel-held cities would be reclaimed within days, his son Saif al-Islam said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 6:22:29 PM

I feel betrayed by Europe, especially Berlusconi: Gaddafi
Tripoli, March 16 (IANS/AKI) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi says he feels betrayed by Europe but is especially dismayed by Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi with whom he has the closest ties.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 5:16:33 AM

Gaddafi forces regain strategic town of Ajdabiya
Tripoli, March 15 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's troops Tuesday 'forced rebels out' of strategic town of Ajdabiya, according to reports even as the international community continued to debate a possible no-fly zone to protect anti-government protesters from air strikes.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 11:43:55 PM

Clinton to visit Egypt for talks on post-Mubarak transition
Cairo, March 15 (DPA) US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is expected in Cairo Tuesday for a two-day visit, during which she would meet with the country's transitional leadership and opposition.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 6:24:52 PM

Gaddafi forces launch airstrikes on Ajdabiya
Tripoli, March 15 (IANS) Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi Tuesday launched four air strikes on the eastern city of Ajdabiya, the only town with a sizeable population before the rebel stronghold of Benghazi, Xinhua reported, citing Al Jazeera TV.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 6:05:23 PM

Seychelles to get stock exchange this year
Victoria (Seychelles), March 15 (IANS) The financial system of the Seychelles - an island nation in the Indian Ocean - which presently is bank-based, will get a boost by the opening of a stock exchange this year, officials said.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 11:42:26 AM

EU looking to UN Security Council for action on Libya
Cairo, March 14 (DPA) The European Union was looking to the UN Security Council for action on Libya, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton said in Cairo Monday.

Monday, March 14, 2011 8:56:54 PM

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