May 06, 2004
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States has been examining the prospect thatIsrael will attack Iranian nuclear facilities in an attempt to prevent theIslamic republic from completing an atomic bomb as early as this year.
LONDON [MENL] -- BAe Systems, denying it operates a slush fund for Saudiofficials, has been concerned that a British Defence Ministry investigationcould jeopardize projects with U.S. defense contractors.
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States has acknowledged that Qatar hasrefused to pursue Al Qaida operatives.
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- The United States and the United Arab Emirates plan tobolster security cooperation in an effort to prevent the Gulf Arab statefrom becoming a way-station for illegal goods.