Jan 30, 2004
CAIRO [MENL] -- The Arab League, seeking to build on the example of Iran andLibya, intends to recruit the international community to pressure Israel tosign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States has been lobbying allies to includeMiddle East countries in a key NATO program.
Jan 15, 2004
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Gulf Cooperation Council states are said to be examiningthe prospect of reducing defense expenditures by 2005.
CAIRO [MENL] -- The United States plans to use an Arab League member as abase for military operations in Africa.