Jan 12, 2004
NICOSIA [MENL] -- Despite an improvement in security, the Republic of Cyprusplans to maintain what officials terms a high level of military readiness.
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States plans to establish a permanentpresence in Libya to monitor the dismantling of its weapons of massdestruction.
DUBAI [MENL] -- Qatar has been examining a range of Europeanfighter-jets as part of its air force modernization program.
JERUSALEM [MENL] -- Israeli efforts to forge relations with its Arabneighbors keep running into a significant obstacle.