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The Gaddafi family tree

February 28, 2011

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Latest update: 24/02/2011 By FRANCE 24 (text) FRANCE 24 takes a look at who’s who in Muammar Gaddafi’s family.He has eight biological and two adopted children giving him eight sons in all.His adopted daughter Hannah was killed in the US bombing of the Gaddafi compound in 1986. Muhammad Gaddafi: Muammar’s oldest son, Muhammad is the […]

Yemen : Strange disease kills Hodeidah residents

February 28, 2011

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Posted in: Front Page Yemen Observer Written By: Fares Anam Article Date: Feb 28, 2011 – 12:35:10 PM President Ali Abdullah Saleh has instructed the government to form a special committee to tackle the spread of a mysterious disease in Hodeidah. Hodeidah local council said that it has laid charges against the national Ministry of […]

Africans hunted down in “liberated” Libya

February 28, 2011

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afrol News, 28 February As defected army units and civilians in “liberated” eastern Libya are eager to demonstrate unity, “African mercenaries” are increasingly singled out as the enemy. Africans are systematically hunted down. “Mercenaries” is the most used word among anti-Ghaddafi Libyans these days. It is increasingly used to describe everybody loyal to the Ghaddafi […]

Oman protesters maintain road blocks

February 28, 2011

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BY AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE Updated : 7 hours and 15 minutes ago capitalfm.co.ke The mostly unemployed demonstrators manned roadblocks in the key industrial area of Sohar, northwest of Muscat, despite the announcement of new benefits for the jobless and more powers for an elected advisory council. The protesters have been keeping a vigil at Earth […]

Zawahiri says new US cronies taking charge in Mideast

February 28, 2011

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Zawahiri says new US cronies taking charge in Mideast AFP / dawn (14 hours ago) Today NICOSIA: Al-Qaeda’s Egyptian-born number two Ayman al-Zawahiri has said the United States is installing sympathetic new regimes in Tunisia and Egypt, demanding Muslims rise up against “whippers” and “invaders”. The SITE monitoring service said Monday that Zawahiri had released […]

Four Americans dead in UAE plane crash: US officials

February 28, 2011

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dawn AP (5 hours ago) Today ABU DHABI: Four Americans aboard a turboprop plane were killed when their aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff in the United Arab Emirates, US and Emirati officials said Monday. Investigators were examining the wreckage to determine a possible cause for the fiery Sunday evening crash. The identities of those killed […]

Oman : One more dead as looting continues in Sohar

February 28, 2011

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Looting worsens as protests turn violent in Omani city of Sohar, leaving at least two people dead * By Sunil K. Vaidya, Bureau Chief, Gulf News * Published: 16:05 February 28, 2011 Sohar: An Omani citizen succumbed to his injury at the New Sohar Hospital, taking the number of death to two after protesters turned […]