Dec 24, 2004
TEL AVIV [MENL] -- Israel has advanced in plans to launch its first synthetic aperture radar satellite in an effort to vastly improve its reconnaissance capability and reduce dependency on the United States.
TEL AVIV [MENL] -- Egypt was said to be planning a launch of its first spysatellite in 2005.
Dec 23, 2004
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States has designated a Saudi oppositionleader a terrorist financier.