Dec 06, 2001
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States has launched an effort to protect itspilots flying over Iraq.
NICOSIA [MENL] -- The Republic of Cyprus plans to pour new funds into itsmilitary amid renewed tension on the divided island.
NICOSIA [MENL] -- Syria has discussed with European states cooperation inpeacekeeping duties.
AMMAN [MENL] -- Jordan has bowed to U.S. pressure and rejected an Iraqirequest for the jets sent to the Hashemite kingdom during the 1991 Gulf war.