Dec 12, 2013
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States sent thousands of elite troops toJordan in what was expected to result in a war against Syria in 2013.
NICOSIA [MENL] -- The Western-backed Free Syrian Army has been gutted byIslamist splinter militias.
Dec 11, 2013
TEL AVIV [MENL] -- Israel's military has determined an expanding arms flowto Palestinian militias in the West Bank.
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Al Qaida was said to have formed armies that couldspread throughout the Middle East.