Egypt: Mubarak Appeal for Release Rejected
The Criminal court has rejected former President Hosni Mubarak's second appeal for his release from prison, during the investigation of charges of illicit gain from his position.
The court ordered Mubarak to remain in detention for 15 days while the charges are investigated.
Libya: Gunmen Surround Foreign Ministry
A military official says about 200 armed men are surounding the Foreign Ministry building in Tripoli, demanding the ministry reform and hire former fighters who helped overthrow the Qaddafi regime.