Jan 17, 2003
CAIRO [MENL] -- Yemen has received U.S. aid for the purchase of RussianMiG-29 advanced fighter-jets.
NICOSIA [MENL] -- Syria wants to join any Russian effort to develop Iraq'soil industry.
AMMAN [MENL] -- Jordan is negotiating for the purchase of surface-to-airmissile batteries from an unidentified European state to protect thekingdom's air space in the event of a U.S. led war against Iraq.
MOSCOW [MENL] -- Algeria has ordered 42 military helicopters from Russia.