Dec 18, 2002
LONDON [MENL] -- Yemen has asserted that it does not plan to complete amajor newfighter-jet deal with Russia.
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- Israel has relayed a request for $10 billion inadditional aid from the United States.
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- Algeria awaits the delivery of a U.S. shipment ofnight-vision systems meant to help the North African country track Islamicinsurgents.
Dec 17, 2002
JERUSALEM [MENL] -- The government has won initial parliamentary approvalfor an $8.72 billion defense budget that officials term as unrealistic.