Oct 29, 2004
RAMALLAH [MENL] -- The Palestinian Authority has placed its more than 40,000security troops on alert as PA Chairman Yasser Arafat left the West Bank forFrance.
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The U.S. Army has decided to send the reserves toaccelerate training of Iraq's military and security forces.
Oct 28, 2004
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Western defense majors in Saudi Arabia have beenthreatened with a reduction of skilled labor amid the Al Qaida campaignagainst the kingdom.
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- Iraq's police force has been deteriorating amiddesertions and purges.