Jan 10, 2005
RAMALLAH [MENL] -- The chairman-elect of the Palestinian Authority plans to reshuffle the leadership of security agencies in an effort to restore control over the 40,000 police and security forces.
BAGHDAD [MENL] -- Saudi Arabia has increased financial assistance to Sunniinsurgents in Iraq in an effort to disrupt national elections on Jan. 30.
Jan 09, 2005
JERUSALEM [MENL] -- Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was said to have discussed a proposal to launch a war in the Middle East in an effort to divert attention from an investigation into allegations of bribery and corruption.
BAGHDAD [MENL] -- The U.S.-led coalition believes it has been whittling thecommand structure of the most lethal Islamic insurgency group in Iraq.