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Egyptian youth to form new political party
Cairo, March 7 (IANS) A group of young people in Egypt who had taken part in the anti-government protests that led to the ouster of president Hosni Mubarak, has announced that they are forming a new political party.

Monday, March 07, 2011 12:58:05 PM

Egypt's military wants back missing documents
Cairo, March 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's ruling military council has asked the people to return top secret documents that went missing during recent attacks on state security agencies, and asked the document holders to keep the information secret.

Monday, March 07, 2011 9:47:59 AM

Fighting in eastern Libya leaves at least 20 rebels dead
Cairo/Benghazi, March 6 (DPA) Clashes between Libyan rebels and forces loyal to leader Muammar Gaddafi in the country's eastern cities have left at least 20 people dead Sunday, rebels said.

Sunday, March 06, 2011 10:38:17 PM

New justice minister named in Egypt
Cairo, March 6 (DPA) Mohamed Abdelaziz el-Guindy was named Egypt's new minister of justice Sunday, state television reported.

Sunday, March 06, 2011 8:51:13 PM

Misurata fighting leaves one dead: Libyan opposition
Cairo/Benghazi (Libya), March 6 (DPA) Clashes between Libyan rebels and forces loyal to leader Muammar Gaddafi in the eastern city of Misurata Sunday left at least one person dead, the opposition website Libya al-Youm reported.

Sunday, March 06, 2011 8:19:05 PM

Hundreds of Coptic Christians protest burning of Egyptian church
Cairo, March 6 (DPA) Hundreds of Coptic Christians gathered outside the state television and radio building in Cairo Sunday to protest against the burning of a church following religious clashes south of the capital.

Sunday, March 06, 2011 7:00:24 PM

Heavy deploymnet of Algerian army at border with Libya: Daily
Algiers, March 6 (IANS) The Algerian army has heavily deployed its troops along its border with Libya, a local daily reported Sunday.

Sunday, March 06, 2011 6:44:32 PM

Intense fighting in Libya as Gaddafi holds on to power
Cairo, March 6 (IANS) Pitched battles were fought in Libya, with gunfire being reported in capital Tripoli Sunday as troops loyal to 68-year-old leader Muammar Gaddafi attempted to wrest back control of towns taken over by rebels.

Sunday, March 06, 2011 6:10:08 PM

Pro-Gaddafi forces and rebels clash in Misurata: Report
Cairo, March 6 (DPA) Clashes were taking place between Libyan rebels and forces loyal to leader Muammar Gaddafi in the eastern city of Misurata, a resident told Al Arabiya Sunday.

Sunday, March 06, 2011 4:20:38 PM

Mali tribesmen join pro-Gaddafi forces
Tripoli, March 6 (IANS) Tribesmen from the Tuareg community of Africa's northwestern country of Mali have joined the forces supporting embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, a media report said.

Sunday, March 06, 2011 3:34:56 PM

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