Oct 31, 2000
NICOSIA [MENL] -- Iraq plans to challenge Allied no-fly zones next week andlaunch domestic flights throughout the country.
Jun 29, 2001
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Saudi Arabia is preparing to launch negotiations forcontracts with eight Western oil companies awarded a stake in developing thekingdom's natural gas reserves.
Jul 02, 2001
NICOSIA [MENL] -- Iran and Italy have signed a contract to explore anddevelop oil reserves in southwestern Iran.
Jul 06, 2001
NICOSIA [MENL] -- Lebanon, under pressure from Iran and Syria, has backeddown from plans to end its $4 billion a year illegal drug trade.