Jul 21, 2004
BAGHDAD [MENL] -- Iraq has been preparing to launch its military,introducing new infantry, artillery and other units.
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Oman has launched a project to build an oil pipeline.
ANKARA [MENL] -- Turkey plans to enlist U.S. government help to create anational space agency.
LONDON [MENL] -- France has proposed the establishment of a defense alliancewith three of its North African allies.