Mar 09, 2005
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States has pledged to increase military aidto Lebanon once Syrian troops are forced out of that country.
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Qatar and BAe Systems plan to establish a joint venturein aviation training.
TEL AVIV [MENL] -- Israel's military has been training to withdraw from theGaza Strip and expel its 9,000 Israeli residents under heavy Palestinianfire.
BAGHDAD [MENL] -- The Iraq Army has launched its 41st Brigade, prepared toassume responsibility for the toughest areas of Baghdad.