Jan 16, 2006
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Kuwait, a leading ally of the United States, has entereda period of uncertainty.
GAZA CITY [MENL] -- Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas has losthis strongest ally, a former security chief regarded as heir to leadership.
JERUSALEM [MENL] -- For the first time, Israel's military has been givenauthorization to use live fire against Jewish protesters.
MOSCOW [MENL] -- Iran has entered an advanced stage of negotiations for theRussian-origin S-300 anti-aircraft and missile system.