Jan 15, 2004
CAIRO [MENL] -- The United States plans to use an Arab League member as abase for military operations in Africa.
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Gulf Cooperation Council states are said to be examiningthe prospect of reducing defense expenditures by 2005.
Jan 09, 2004
TEL AVIV [MENL] -- Israel is bracing for a Western effort to pressure theJewish state to eliminate its purported nuclear weapons arsenal.
Jan 07, 2004
CAIRO [MENL] -- Egypt plans to launch its first reconnaissance satelliteover the next year.