Mar 09, 2014
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Saudi Arabia, in an effort to diversify, has approved aproject to convert crude oil into chemicals.
AMMAN [MENL] -- Egypt, Iraq and Jordan plan to launch a regional energyventure.
LONDON [MENL] -- Egypt and France were said to have reached agreement on thesale of warships to the Arab country.
NICOSIA [MENL] -- The United States, despite repeated setbacks, has beenpreparing thousands of Syrian rebels for operations against the regime ofPresident Bashar Assad.