Jun 29, 2001
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Saudi Arabia is preparing to launch negotiations forcontracts with eight Western oil companies awarded a stake in developing thekingdom's natural gas reserves.
Jul 03, 2001
TEL AVIV [MENL] -- A consortium of U.S. and Israeli companies have won a$120 million contract to build the second of three Israeli military basesfinanced by theUnited States.
Jul 06, 2001
NICOSIA [MENL] -- Lebanon, under pressure from Iran and Syria, has backeddown from plans to end its $4 billion a year illegal drug trade.
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States is helping Algeriarestructure its air force.