Nov 01, 2001
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- The Gulf Cooperation Council is considering a proposalthat would grant Saudi Arabia formal responsibility for regional defense.
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.
Oct 30, 2001
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- Middle East Christian activists are concerned thattheir communities could come under Islamic attack on orders from Saudibillionaire fugitive Osama Bin Laden.