Apr 25, 2006
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Pakistan, in a move that could lead to Arabparticipation, has become the first non-NATO member to command Western navaloperations in the Persian Gulf.
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- Iran lacks the capability to block the world's leadingshipping route for crude oil exports.
Apr 21, 2006
ANKARA [MENL] -- The United States was said to have requested access toair and naval bases in Turkey.
Apr 20, 2006
CAIRO [MENL] -- The United States was said to have acquired the right topatrol the territorial waters of Somalia.