Dec 23, 2002
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Kuwait is preparing to conclude what officials termedhas been the first combined force exercise to test the sheikdom's responseto an Iraqi-sponsored attack.
TEL AVIV [MENL] -- Israel, Turkey and the United States are planning to holda search-and-rescue exercise next week.
NICOSIA [MENL] -- Hizbullah has been rocked by a huge explosion in one ofits training camps in Lebanon that was said to have been linked by a missiletest.
Dec 20, 2002
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Saudi Arabia is preparing for a major test of its civildefense system amid rising expectation of a U.S.-led war against neighboringIraq.