Jan 22, 2004
ANKARA [MENL] -- Turkey's military plans to launch an examination of thefeasibility in procuring surplus Leopard-2 main battle tanks from Germany.
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- The Gulf Cooperation Council has agreed to establish aregional task force to halt the financing of Al Qaida-related insurgencygroups.
Jan 20, 2004
BAGHDAD [MENL] -- For the first time, Iraq has agreed to select acivilian as the nation's defense minister.
Jan 13, 2004
JERUSALEM [MENL] -- Israel has disclosed the first timetable for agovernment plan to unilaterally withdraw from the West Bank and the GazaStrip.