Sep 16, 2005
NICOSIA [MENL] -- Iran's Defense Ministry has requested an increased budgetfor 2006.
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States has significantly eased requirements for aid to Egypt.
GAZA CITY [MENL] -- The Palestinian Authority has pledged a 100 percentsalary increase for the 58,000 members of the security forces.
ATHENS [MENL] -- Greece has decided to maintain the consortium of countriesthat helped secure the Olympic Games in 2004.