Dec 05, 2001
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Saudi Arabia has refused a U.S. appeal to release morethan a dozen Christians accused of practicing their faith.
AMMAN [MENL] -- Jordan plans to establish a field hospital in Afghanistan aspart of the U.S.-led effort to replace the Taliban regime.
ANKARA [MENL] -- Israel, Turkey and the United States have launched a navalexercise in the eastern Mediterranean Sea.
NICOSIA [MENL] -- In what was termed a significant comprise, Cypriot Turkishleaders have agreed to a series of negotiations with their Cypriot Greekcounterparts to resolve the crisis of their divided island.