Aug 31, 2005
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- Western security guards, many of them from British andU.S. special forces, earn up to $33,000 a month for their services in Iraq, but encounter dailyattacks from Sunni insurgents and accidental fire from U.S. military forces.
Oct 14, 2004
LONDON [MENL] -- Foreign military contractors in Iraq have been hiring arange of former soldiers from Middle East militaries.
Dec 13, 2001
RAMALLAH [MENL] -- Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat has gone into hiding.
Nov 15, 2001
NICOSIA [MENL] -- The United Nations is sharply reducing its peacekeepingforce in Lebanon amid increasing tension in the south.