Feb 16, 2012
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- For the first time, Bahrain has accused the UnitedStates of fomenting a Shi'ite coup in the Gulf Cooperation Council kingdom.
NICOSIA [MENL] -- President Bashar Assad, strapped by a shortage ofmanpower, was said to have organized Alawite militias to quell the Sunnirevolt in Syria.
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States has been consulting with NATO alliesin an effort to safeguard the missile and weapons of mass destructionarsenal of Syrian President Bashar Assad.
Feb 15, 2012
NICOSIA [MENL] -- The United States has continued training of the Lebanesemilitary despite a Hizbullah-controlled government.