Dec 16, 2004
TEL AVIV [MENL] -- Israel has reported an increase in the volume of weaponsand explosives smuggled from Egypt to the neighboring Gaza Strip.
AMMAN [MENL] -- Jordan has launched the trial of operatives of an AlQaida-aligned insurgency cell that allegedly plotted a chemical weaponsattack in the Hashemite kingdom.
Dec 15, 2004
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States plans to offer a new Italian-originnaval gun meant to foil insurgency attacks of the sort that destroyed theUSSCole in Yemen four years ago.
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The U.S. military has been using Iraq and other partsof the Middle East as a laboratory for the development and testing ofunmanned aerial vehicles.