Apr 30, 2004
AMMAN [MENL] -- Jordan's air force has launched an effort to upgrade itscombat helicopter fleet.
TEL AVIV [MENL] -- Hamas has been deeply affected by the Israeliassassination of its latest leader, Abdul Aziz Rantisi.
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States, acknowledging that Lebanon harborsgroups deemed as terrorists, has refused to designate the Arab League statea terrorist sponsor.
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States has renewed its designation of twoemerging Middle East allies as terrorist sponsors.