Oct 05, 2001
ANKARA [MENL] -- Turkey's government and military are investigatingallegations of bribery and corruption in weapons tenders. Already, a senior officer has been arrested on suspicion of providinginsider information to arms contractors that competed
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- The United States is examining the prospect that Omanor Qatar will be used as a base for any attack against U.S. forces preparingto attack Saudi billionaire fugitive Osama Bin Laden.
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The Pentagon plans to order additional unmanned airvehicles to compensate for those lost over Afghanistan and Iraq in the pastfew months.
LONDON [MENL] -- The OPEC oil cartel is said to be alarmed by the droppingprice of oil.