Oct 03, 2005
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The Iraq Army has trained and equipped 115 battalions,with the great majority joining the United States in counter-insurgency missions.
Sep 16, 2005
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The U.S. military, preparing for heightened instabilityin Iraq, has reported a decline in Baghdad's combat readiness.
NICOSIA [MENL] -- Lebanon has launched a military build-up along the Syrian border.
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- OPEC expects the crude oil market to remain unstablethrough 2006.