Feb 18, 2009
CAIRO [MENL] -- Egypt, amid a troop buildup, has staged a major militaryexercise in the Sinai Peninsula meant to counter an invasion from Israel.
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Saudi Arabia has reported its first naval operationagainst pirates in the Gulf of Aden.
BAGHDAD [MENL] -- U.S. security contractors have refused to relay the namesof their Iraqi translators to the Baghdad government.
Feb 17, 2009
MOSCOW [MENL] -- Iran and Russia have launched a defense summit in an effortto pave the way for major weapons sales.