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Gaddafi troops step up attacks in Libya
Tue, 03 May 2011 12:10:32 GMT
Forces loyal to Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi have reportedly stepped up their attacks on revolutionary troops in the country's Western Mountain region.
Bern freezes assets of N African rulers
Tue, 03 May 2011 05:42:18 GMT
Switzerland says it has frozen assets worth nearly a billion dollars belonging to beleaguered North African leaders that are charged with using violence their people.
UN urged to slam Gaddafi son's death
Tue, 03 May 2011 04:01:35 GMT
Venezuela has urged the United Nations to condemn the killing of Saif al-Arab Gaddafi, the youngest son of embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, and three of Gaddafi's grandsons.
100 missing in Congo boat accident
Tue, 03 May 2011 00:03:06 GMT
An overloaded boat has capsized in the Democratic Republic of Congo and about 100 people are still missing, the UN-backed Radio Okapi reported on Monday.
Libyan revolutionaries slam NATO strikes
Mon, 02 May 2011 16:36:33 GMT
Libyan revolutionary forces have strongly criticized the Western military alliance for failing to protect civilians in the besieged city of Misratah.
Mon, 02 May 2011 14:48:06 GMT
Turkey closes embassy in Libya
Turkey has temporarily closed its embassy in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, due to the deteriorating security situation in the crisis-hit country.
Mon, 02 May 2011 07:43:54 GMT
Libyans cheer death of Gaddafi's son
Celebratory gunfire is heard in the streets of Benghazi as word reaches the city that Libya's embattled ruler Muammar Gaddafi's youngest son Saif al-Arab has been killed in a NATO airstrike.
Mon, 02 May 2011 03:21:41 GMT
'NATO fails to protect Libyan civilains'
NATO has failed to protect civilians in Libya while attempting to settle the war between ruler Muammar Gaddafi and the revolutionaries, an analyst says.
Mon, 02 May 2011 01:31:40 GMT
Italy on alert after Gaddafi threat
Italy has stepped up security measures after Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi threatened to take war to Italian territories a day after his son was killed in a NATO attack.
Mon, 02 May 2011 01:23:17 GMT
'NATO attacks Libya indiscriminately'
A Russian lawmaker has criticized NATO's excessive use of force in Libya one day after Muammar Gaddafi's son and three of his grandchildren died in a NATO raid.
Mon, 02 May 2011 01:08:30 GMT
NATO violates UN Libya mandate: Russia
Russia says NATO's disproportionate use of force in Libya has led to the death of civilians amid growing concerns that NATO is overstepping the remits of the UN mandate.
Sun, 01 May 2011 22:12:48 GMT
Three explosions hit Libya's capital
Three explosions have been heard as NATO warplanes flew over the Libyan capital, Tripoli, after earlier attacks that reportedly killed one of Muammar Gaddafi's sons.
Sun, 01 May 2011 21:21:11 GMT
UN pulls intl. staff out of Libyan capital
The UN says it has pulled its international staff from the Libyan capital, Tripoli, as attacks by Western countries and Libyan regime have deteriorated the security situation in the capital.
Sun, 01 May 2011 17:35:06 GMT
Gaddafi forces bomb city of Misratah
Forces loyal to Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi have bombarded the opposition-held city of Misratah, killing at least two people and wounding several others.
Sun, 01 May 2011 17:04:35 GMT
Gaddafi threatens West with retaliation
Tensions between embattled Libyan ruler Colonel Muammar Gaddafi and his former Western allies are running high as foreign embassies come under attack in the capital Tripoli.
Sun, 01 May 2011 15:09:30 GMT
'Gaddafi loyalists abduct hundreds'
Libya's Red Crescent Society says hundreds of people have gone missing in the country since the revolution against the government began in mid-February.
Sun, 01 May 2011 07:00:47 GMT
'Libya oil, US tool to sway Europe'
Washington's main agenda in the Libyan war is to gain control of energy supplies to Europe in an attempt to use it as “leverage” over its key European partners, a Middle East expert says.
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 23:17:19 GMT
Gaddafi son, grandsons killed in strikes
Saif al-Arab Gaddafi, the youngest son of embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, and three of Gaddafi's grandsons have been killed in a NATO airstrike.
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 16:53:58 GMT
Muslim Brotherhood forms new party
Egypt's former opposition group, the Muslim Brotherhood, is forming a new political party to participate in the upcoming Parliamentary elections.
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 14:22:27 GMT
Gaddafi forces kill six civilians
At least six Libyan civilians have been killed in a deadly raid by Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's loyalists on a town south of Benghazi, which is a stronghold for revolutionaries.
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 12:47:31 GMT
Revolutionaries reject talks with Gaddafi
The Libyan opposition, the Transitional National Council, has strongly rejected a recent call for talks by embattled Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi.
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 10:06:14 GMT
NATO dismisses Gaddafi's truce offer
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) operating in Libya has dismissed the country's ruler Muammar Gaddafi's proposal of a ceasefire.
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 06:24:21 GMT
Gaddafi tanks keep shelling Misratah
Forces loyal to the Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi have once again shelled Misratah amid growing worries about humanitarian situation in the port city.
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 05:36:06 GMT
2 killed in Uganda anti-govt. protests
At least two people have been killed and more than 120 others wounded as army troops and police opened fire at anti-government protesters in Uganda.
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 04:23:46 GMT
Gaddafi calls on NATO to start talks
Libyan long-time ruler Muammar Gaddafi has asked the NATO member states operating in Libya to start negotiations to stop the air attacks.
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 02:41:19 GMT
822 flee in Tunisia jailbreaks
More than 800 inmates have escaped from two prisons in west central Tunisia after prison cells caught fire, a state agency reported.
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 01:20:17 GMT
'Gaddafi threatens to hit aid ships'
Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi's regime has threatened to attack any cargo ship attempting to bring humanitarian assistance into the besieged port city of Misratah.
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 16:47:11 GMT
Gaddafi forces clash with Tunisian army
Reports suggest forces loyal to embattled Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi have crossed the border into neighboring Tunisia and fought battles with Tunisian troops.
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 02:09:42 GMT
UN: Libya on brink of food crisis
The UN Security Council's political chief has urged for immediate action to prevent a food crisis in Libya following a closed door meeting.
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 23:23:01 GMT
Huge blasts rock Libyan capital
Several huge blasts have rocked the Libyan capital as revolutionaries recapture a border post at Dehiba on the country's border with Tunisia.
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 22:18:48 GMT
Libyan opposition retakes border post
Libyan revolutionary forces have recaptured a post at Dehiba on the country's border with Tunisia after fierce fighting with forces loyal to long-time ruler Muammar Gaddafi.
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 20:06:52 GMT
NATO kills 12 Libya revolutionaries
A NATO airstrike has killed at least twelve revolutionary forces in the besieged city of Misratah in the eastern Libya, medical sources say.
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 17:55:14 GMT
Ouattara to be inaugurated next month
Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara says he will be formally inaugurated next month in the country's official capital, Yamoussoukro.
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 16:49:16 GMT
Bomb kills five Algerian security men
At least five security personnel have been killed and four others wounded by a roadside bomb attack in Algeria's northern province of Ain Defla.
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 16:35:36 GMT
Gaddafi forces retake Libyan city
Forces loyal to Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi have recaptured the southeastern city of al-Kufrah as fighting continues between the revolutionaries and government forces.
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 12:22:51 GMT
NATO hits military target in Tripoli
NATO warplanes have attacked a military target in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, firing four rockets into the eastern part of the city.
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 17:29:49 GMT
Café blast in Morocco kills 15
At least 15 people have been killed and 20 others, including foreigners, wounded after a massive blast hit a cafe in southern Morocco.
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 11:15:31 GMT
UK to deploy troops on Libyan border
British Defense Secretary Liam Fox has announced plans to deploy British troops on the Libyan border with Tunisia.
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 09:05:09 GMT
'NATO serving own interests in Libya'
NATO's military campaign in Libya is serving the interests of member states of the Western military alliance and not those of the Libyan people, says a political analyst.
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 07:39:56 GMT
'West not serious in removing Gaddafi'
The United States and its allies do not seem to be serious in their intentions to remove Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi from power, says a political analyst.
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 07:31:28 GMT
Libya regime forces repelled from town
Libyan revolutionaries have repelled attacks by forces loyal to Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi in the northwestern city of Zintan.
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 02:15:08 GMT
'Militia leader killed in Ivory Coast'
The leader of a militia group that helped Ivory Coast's new president to topple his rival Laurent Gbagbo has been killed after he and his men refused to obey a presidential order to disarm.
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 02:10:51 GMT
US OKs oil deals with Libya opposition
The United States has permitted oil deals with Libyan Transitional National Council (TNC) in an effort to financially push the fight against the country's ruler Muammar Gaddafi.
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 01:12:45 GMT
Ivorian forces attack militia positions
Ivory Coast's government forces have moved into the stronghold of militia amid fragile security situation after the overthrow of former President Laurent Gbagbo.
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 23:20:30 GMT
'US should arm Libya opposition forces'
US Senator John McCain has warned that the war in Libya could reach a stalemate if Washington does not arm the revolutionary forces fighting against Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi.
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 21:11:11 GMT
'Libya death toll may be as high as 30k'
US Ambassador to Libya Gene Cretz has said the number of fatalities since the revolution in the North African country could amount to 30,000 people.
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 18:21:13 GMT
Putin says NATO after oil in Libya
Russia's Premier Vladimir Putin says Libya's oil resources have been the main objective of the NATO-led military campaign in the North African country.
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 14:00:22 GMT
Gaddafi forces bombard Libyan town
Forces loyal to embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi have fired grad rockets at the center of opposition-held town of zintan, destroying several houses in the area.
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 12:19:42 GMT
UN to probe rights abuses in Libya
A UN team is due in the Libyan capital to launch an investigation into human rights abuses in the North African country as defiant ruler Muammar Gaddafi refuses to relinquish power.
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 10:10:48 GMT
'US at risk of war with China, Russia'
The US is at the risk of a war with Russia and China as its main objective behind engineering the Libyan war and Syrian unrest is to remove the two world powers out of the Mediterranean, a former US official warns.
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 09:06:10 GMT
61 Libyan tribes call for Gaddafi ouster
Heads and envoys of 61 tribes across Libya have called for an end to the rule of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, as revolution in the North African country continues.
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 04:15:03 GMT
Ivory Coast probing Gbagbo's crimes
Ivory Coast's new government has launched an investigation into 'crimes' committed by former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo, following the country's presidential election.
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 04:15:01 GMT
Putin: Who authorized Gaddafi hit?
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has criticized NATO over its military intervention in Libya, saying the West has violated the UN mandate by trying to kill Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi.
Tue, 26 Apr 2011 21:24:37 GMT
US, UK concur on Gaddafi compound hit
The US and British defense secretaries have said that Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi's compound was a “legitimate target” for attacks by NATO warplanes.
Tue, 26 Apr 2011 18:26:39 GMT
'Intervention in Libya ruins revolution'
A Libyan political dissident says that the Libyan people do not share the same joy as Egyptians and Tunisians, as Western intervention has ruined the revolution's purpose.
Tue, 26 Apr 2011 18:06:26 GMT
Gaddafi forces attack Misratah, kill 3
Forces loyal to Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi have launched a fresh attack on the besieged port city of Misratah, killing three people and wounding 20 others.
Tue, 26 Apr 2011 05:35:18 GMT
Ivory Coast warlords threaten peace
Heavy clashes have once again erupted in Ivory Coast's main city of Abidjan, as a feud between two rival warlords peaked, threatening the country's fragile peace.
Tue, 26 Apr 2011 03:16:58 GMT
Italy to bomb Libyan military targets
Italy has announced that it will increase its air power in NATO-led operations against the forces of Libya's embattled ruler Muammar Gaddafi.
Tue, 26 Apr 2011 02:39:20 GMT
Pro-reform demo held in Mauritania
Hundreds of pro-reform protesters have demonstrated in the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott, demanding political and social reforms in the African country.
Tue, 26 Apr 2011 02:27:27 GMT
Boat capsizes in Congo, 38 dead
At least 38 people were killed when a boat carrying people and goods capsized in Lake Kivu in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, ship owners say.
Mon, 25 Apr 2011 18:15:28 GMT
Revolutionaries take control of Misratah
Libya's revolutionary forces say they have pushed troops loyal to embattled Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi out of the besieged western city of Misratah.
Mon, 25 Apr 2011 16:30:26 GMT
Chadians vote in presidential elections
The people of Chad have voted in the country's presidential polls with incumbent President Idriss Deby expected to win a fourth term in the central African country.
Mon, 25 Apr 2011 13:05:33 GMT
US bombs remains of F-15 in Libya
A recently-released footage shows the United States bombing the remains of one of its F-15 fighter jets that crashed in eastern Libya more than a month ago.
Mon, 25 Apr 2011 09:54:12 GMT
Election campaign closes in Chad
Electioneering in Chad has officially closed with incumbent Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno virtually assured of re-election as the votes have been boycotted by his three main opposition rivals.
Mon, 25 Apr 2011 08:48:22 GMT
Libyans take refuge at Tunisian borders
Thousands of people have fled their homes in southwestern Libya as the conflict between forces loyal to embattled Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi and revolutionaries aggravates.
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