Dec 15, 2002
ANKARA [MENL] -- Turkey and the United States have launched formalnegotiations over a U.S. compensation package for Ankara's participation inany war against Iraq.
ANKARA [MENL] -- The United States is said to have pressed Turkey to beginpreparations for the deployment of 90,000 American troops for a war againstIraq.
Dec 11, 2002
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States has designated a Kurdish group aterrorist organization.
TEL AVIV [MENL] -- An Israeli leading defense firm plans to layoff about 25percent of its work force as part of a recovery program designed to ensuregovernment aid.