Nov 02, 2004
NICOSIA [MENL] -- In a move designed to reduce opposition to the Syrianmilitary presence, Lebanon's new government plans to reduce compulsorymilitary service.
LONDON [MENL] -- Hamas has remained divided between the leadershipin the Gaza Strip and that in Syria.
Nov 01, 2004
TEL AVIV [MENL] -- Israel's military has been ordered to reduce operationsin the Gaza Strip in an effort to enable Palestinian Authority securityagencies to restore control in wake of the departure of PA Chairman YasserArafat.
Oct 17, 2004
LONDON [MENL] -- The United Nations has assessed that at least 70,000 peoplehave died or been killed in Sudan's Darfour province since March 2004.