May 11, 2004
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz has reducedthe authority of the religious police and curbed corruption among the rulingprinces, a report said.
TEL AVIV [MENL] -- Israeli authorities have captured an Arab insurgency cellsaid to have targeted Israeli soldiers.
AMMAN [MENL] -- Jordan has sentenced the nephew of a leading Al Qaidaoperative to jail in connection with a plot to attack tourist sites in theHashemite kingdom.
May 09, 2004
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States has shelved its hope for aPalestinian state with permanent borders in 2005.