Nov 01, 2001
ANKARA [MENL] -- U.S. allies in the eastern Mediterranean region have beenasked to reduce air exercises to guarantee an air corridor for American andBritish combat jets deployed in the war against Afghanistan.
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States has acknowledged the first deploymentof its new combat unmanned air vehicles.
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Oman has come under pressure from several Arab andIslamic countries to ensure the quick withdrawal of 24,000 British troopsin the wake of a major joint exercise with the sultanate.
NICOSIA [MENL] -- A split is developing within the Iranian-backed Hizbullahmovement amid concern that the regime of President Bashar Assad iscooperating with Washington in the U.S.-led war against terrorism.