Oct 15, 2009
BAGHDAD [MENL] -- Prime Minister Nouri Al Maliki has directly taken overcontrol of Iraq's intelligence community.
Oct 14, 2009
CAIRO [MENL] -- Algeria was said to have canceled a major defense contractwith France because of concern that Israeli components would be used.
LONDON [MENL] -- The United Arab Emirates has ordered an anti-submarinewarfare suite for its new naval corvette.
Oct 13, 2009
NICOSIA [MENL] -- Iran has merged its elite military with a state-sponsoredIslamic militia designed to battle dissent.