Jan 10, 2005
NICOSIA [MENL] -- Lebanon has been concerned over the prospect of a reduction in UnitedNations peacekeepers deployed along the southern border with Israel.
RAMALLAH [MENL] -- The chairman-elect of the Palestinian Authority plans to reshuffle the leadership of security agencies in an effort to restore control over the 40,000 police and security forces.
BAGHDAD [MENL] -- Saudi Arabia has increased financial assistance to Sunniinsurgents in Iraq in an effort to disrupt national elections on Jan. 30.
BAGHDAD [MENL] -- Iraq's interim government has been exploring the prospectof delaying national elections set for Jan. 30.