Jan 17, 2002
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- The United States intends to withdraw some of its nearly5,000troops from Saudi Arabia.
CAIRO [MENL] -- Egypt plans to expand what officials term strategic tieswith China.
Jan 16, 2002
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- The United States has launched an effort to upgradedefense and military relations with members of the Gulf Cooperation Council.
TEL AVIV [MENL] -- China has agreed to purchase two civilian Israelicommunications satellites as part of a compensation package for thecancellation of the Phalcon airborne early-warning system.