Dec 11, 2008
LONDON [MENL] -- Britain has launched preparations for the withdrawal ofvirtually of all of its troops from Iraq in 2009.
Dec 09, 2008
NICOSIA [MENL] -- Iran has sought to escalate its war with Al Qaida-alignedSunni rebels along the border with Pakistan.
Dec 08, 2008
CAIRO [MENL] -- Sudan has been staging a military buildup.
ANKARA [MENL] -- Turkey has intensified counter-insurgency operations alongthe border with Iraq.