Oct 27, 2009
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Iran has been used as a base for Al Qaida operationsin neighboring Afghanistan.
BAGHDAD [MENL] -- The U.S. military has sustained combat training of theIraq Army.
CAIRO [MENL] -- Egypt has reported the seizure of a large weapons cache nearthe Gaza Strip.
CAIRO [MENL] -- Algeria, apparently successful in foiling the Islamicinsurgency campaign, faces another threat -- rising unrest by the vastnumbers of unemployed youth.