Jul 02, 2001
NICOSIA [MENL] -- Iran and Italy have signed a contract to explore anddevelop oil reserves in southwestern Iran.
Jul 03, 2001
NICOSIA [MENL] -- Britain's large military presence on this divided islandnation has sparked protests in the Republic of Cyprus.
TEL AVIV [MENL] -- Israel's military chief has cut short his visit to theUnited States amid escalating tension with the Palestinians as well as withSyria and Lebanon.
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Two of the six Gulf Cooperation Council states haveratified a regional defense pact.