23 Feb

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective






Gaddafi loses more Libyan cities   

Protesters wrest control of more cities as unrest sweeps African nation despite Muammar Gaddafi’s threat of crackdown. 

Last Modified: 23 Feb 2011 17:36 GMT 


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Live Blog – Libya Feb 23 

Gaddafi remains defiant  

Al Jazeera signal jammed 

Profile: Muammar Gaddafi 

Libya’s lucrative ties  

Libya: Ready for civil war? 



Global community isolates Gaddafi

Malta turns back ‘Gaddafi kin jet’

European Union calls for investigation into possible crimes against humanity ahead of emergency UN meeting. 

Last Modified: 23 Feb 2011 17:48 GMT 


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Defiant Gaddafi vows to fight on 

Analysis: King of Kings’ speech 

Libya’s lucrative ties  

Medvedev warns of instability 


Yemen MPs resign over violence

Seven parliamentarians quit ruling party to protest against what they say is government violence against demonstrators.
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2011 15:19 GMT

Bahrain frees political prisoners

At least 50 people released, including 23 Shia activists accused of a coup plot, in response to protesters’ demands.
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2011 09:51 GMT

Algeria repeals emergency law

Scrapping the draconian law to placate growing discontent had been a major demand made by the opposition parties.


In Depth



The project for a new Arab century

Mohammed Khan 22 Feb 2011 15:17 GMT
The birth pangs of a new Middle East are being felt, but not in the way many outsiders envisioned.


Libya’s lucrative ties

Riz Khan 22 Feb 2011 12:52 GMT
As world leaders condemn violence against protesters, what is at stake for Western nations with close ties to Gaddafi?

The political power of literature

What role do artists and intellectuals play on the frontline of popular uprisings?
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2011 10:46 GMT
Gaddafi called on supporters to crack down on anti-government protesters

Clampdown in Tripoli as protests close in   new


Militiamen loyal to Gaddafi clamped down in Tripoli, but cracks in his regime spread elsewhere across the nation, as the rebellion controlling much of eastern Libya grew.


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