Dec 23, 2009
LONDON [MENL] -- Syria and Turkey have been moving slowly to developmilitary and security ties, a report said.
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Egypt has shelved a request by Saudi Arabia for troopsto battle Iranian-backed Shi'ite rebels from Yemen.
NICOSIA [MENL] -- Iran plans to demarcate its disputed border with Iraq.
Dec 20, 2009
BAGHDAD [MENL] -- Iran and Iraq have engaged in their first militarystandoff in more than 20 years.