Feb 03, 2012
NICOSIA [MENL] -- Iran, besieged by a growing NATO presence in the Gulf, has doubled its defense budget for 2012.
HERZLIYA, Israel [MENL] -- Israel's intelligence community has determined that international sanctions failed to deter Iran's drive toward nuclear weapons.
May 03, 2011
ANKARA [MENL] -- Turkey has been preparing to sign an agreement for thetransit of natural gas from Central Asia.
Nov 21, 2010
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- Syria has been working to establish an economic bloc toreplace the U.S. presence in the Middle East, a report said.