Aug 17, 2000
CAIRO [MENL] -- Egypt has resumed its crackdown on the banned MuslimBrotherhood.
NICOSIA [MENL] -- Iran has replaced numerous senior officers in what appearsto be a purge of supporters of reformist President Mohammed Khatami.
NICOSIA [MENL] -- Iraq has decided to project a tough stance toward itsneighbors.
TEL AVIV [MENL] -- Islamic fundamentalists are threatening Arab and Drusesoldiers to defect from Israel's military.