Jan 17, 2003
AMMAN [MENL] -- Jordan is negotiating for the purchase of surface-to-airmissile batteries from an unidentified European state to protect thekingdom's air space in the event of a U.S. led war against Iraq.
Jan 16, 2003
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Kuwait has ordered three fast patrol boats to maintaincoastal security.
Jan 10, 2003
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- Iraq appears to have convinced the United Nations thatBaghdad's attempt to procure high-strength aluminium tubes was connected toa program to produce 81 mm rockets.