Jan 20, 2004
CAIRO [MENL] -- Sudanese rebels said they killed more than 500 governmenttroops and downed three military helicopters during a fierce battle in thewestern province of Darfour.
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- France and Kuwait plan to launch a major militaryexercise in early February.
Jan 19, 2004
TEL AVIV [MENL] -- Israel has decided to advance its Merkava Mk-4 mainbattle tank project, which for months had been jeopardized by a huge cut inthe military budget.