Apr 19, 2012
RAMALLAH [MENL] -- The Palestinian Authority has banned Palestinian contactwith Israel's military.
JERUSALEM [MENL] -- Israel's intelligence community has determined that theHamas regime in the Gaza Strip was intensifying efforts to conductoperations in the West Bank.
Apr 20, 2012
BAGHDAD [MENL] -- Iraq has drafted what officials termed a soft securityplan that would remove checkpoints and focus on intelligence in the waragainst Al Qaida.
Apr 24, 2012
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States has been urged to develop laserweapons for naval and other operations in the Gulf.