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By IndepthAfrica
In IndepthAfrica
Jul 3rd, 2013
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By Ola Johnson, IndepthAfrica Egypt’s lead state daily paper Al-Ahram said it wanted President Mohamed Morsi might either venture down or be evacuated from office on Wednesday when a due date set by the military for determining the nation’s political emergency terminates. Anyway a militar...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Dec 20th, 2011
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Cairo – Egypt’s ruling military sought to discredit the pro-democracy movement on Monday, portraying a detained protester as a woman of questionable morals, accusing a prominent publisher of incitement and alleging the media is trying to sabotage the country. The verbal attacks by a membe...
By benim
In Egypt
Nov 21st, 2011
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Cairo – Clashes between police and protesters in Cairo’s Tahrir Square erupted for a third straight day on Monday after a night of deadly violence that left at least 13 people dead. Police used tear gas sporadically through the night and into Monday morning against hundreds of protesters ...
By benim
In Morocco
Aug 4th, 2011
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Rabat – Morocco took delivery on Thursday of a first batch of 24 F-16 aircraft from the United States as part of its air force modernisation programme, the military said. The contract with the US, which includes the sale of equipment, services and pilot training, is worth an estimated $2.4 bill...
By benim
In Libya
Jul 10th, 2011
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Abdel Hafiz Ghoga, vice president of Libya’s National Transitional Council, accused Algeria of supporting Moamer Kadhafi militarily in the early days of the near five-month-long war, and that it continued to support him politically. “Our only response to Algeria is: stop supporting Kadhaf...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Mar 31st, 2011
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BRUSSELS – The new commander of international military operations in Libya warned Thursday that anyone attacking civilians would be “ill-advised” to continue, and said he would look into a report by a Vatican envoy that air strikes had killed 40 innocent people. As NATO took over command ...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Mar 31st, 2011
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Moammar Gadhafi’s ground forces recaptured a strategic oil town Wednesday and moved within striking distance of another major eastern city, nearly reversing the gains rebels made since international airstrikes began. Rebels pleaded for more help, while a U.S. official said government forces are...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Mar 30th, 2011
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US President Barack Obama said he was confident that Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi would “ultimately” step down and warned he had not ruled out supplying arms to rebels seeking to oust him. Obama said the “noose is tightening” around the Libyan strongman, but noted it did not a...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Mar 30th, 2011
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Intelligence on the rebels battling Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi has shown “flickers” of al Qaeda or Hezbollah presence, NATO’s operations commander said, but U.S. officials said there were no indications militant groups are playing a significant role in Libya. “We are examin...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Mar 29th, 2011
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Muammar Gaddafi’s better armed and organized troops reversed the westward charge of rebels and world powers meeting in London piled pressure on the Libyan leader to end his 41-year rule. British Prime Minister David Cameron, opening the London conference, accused Libyan troops of “murdero...