Nov 14, 2001
NICOSIA [MENL] -- The United States appears to have shelved efforts topressure Lebanon and Syria to act against Hizbullah.
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- The Gulf Cooperation Council appears to have ruled outparticipation in a U.S. missile defense umbrella.
GAZA [MENL] -- Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat is said to bereceiving Egyptian aid in an effort to organize a new security force.
JERUSALEM [MENL] -- An insurgency cell composed of followers of PalestinianAuthority Chairman Yasser Arafat was captured amid alleged plans to blow upone of the holiest sites to Islam and Judaism.