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Unrest escalates in Libya as protests continue in Middle East

Unrest continued to sweep the Middle East and northern Africa as protesters in Libya reportedly set fire to several buildings, according to the Al Jazeera satellite network. As demonstrations have spread throughout the country, there have been reports of several hundred people killed. In Cairo, protesters showed their support for the uprising in Libya. In Bahrain, the situation in Manama around Pearl Square remained peaceful after a weekend of skirmishes between demonstrators and government forces.