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The Washington Post, By Simon Denyer

April 17, 2011

TRIPOLI, Libya — Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the influential second son of Moammar Gaddafi who was once seen as the great hope for reform in Libya, is clear on two points: He and his government have done nothing wrong, and they are not going to back down.

In an interview that reflected the defiance of the Gaddafi family more than two months into its efforts to put down a rebellion supported by the United States and its allies, the 38-year-old said the world had gone to war with Libya based on nothing more than rumor and propaganda. (more…)

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NAIROBI, 5 April 2011 (IRIN)

Just when he thought he had found sanctuary in Kenya, Hassan Abdulle, 43, says he was ordered by security officials there to cross the nearby border back into the battle-scarred Somali town of Bulo Hawo. (more…)

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Kenya Broadcasting Corporation; Written By:Rose Kamau/Agencies,

Posted: Sun, Apr 03, 2011

The heads of three United Nations agencies on Sunday expressed concern over the living conditions of more than 314,000 Somali refugees at three camps in Dadaab in northeastern Kenya. (more…)

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TAIZ 5 April 2011
(IRIN)

Mohammed Munif’s three daughters were stunned by the sight of their teacher bleeding from the head after being hit by a stone during a protest, and further traumatized when their 12-year-old brother Ahmad was hit by a stray bullet in Yemen’s highland city of Taiz on 3 April. (more…)

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24 March 2011 Last updated at 20:10 ET
By Jon Donnison BBC News, Gaza City

In a smoke-filled and cardamom coffee-infused cafe in Gaza City all the talk is of this week’s violence. (more…)

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By Haaretz Service and DPA

02/23/2011

Eleven Palestinians were injured Wednesday when Israeli Defense Forces fired at a group of militants on the border with Gaza, Palestinian news agencies reported. (more…)

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IBAGUE, Colombia, Feb 13 (Reuters) – Colombia’s FARC rebels released another hostage, bringing the total to four in the past week, but the additional handover of two kidnapped military officers was suspended, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Sunday. (more…)

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