Feb 28, 2005
CAIRO [MENL] -- Egypt has imposed a surcharge on ships that transportmilitary equipment through the Suez Canal.
NICOSIA [MENL] -- The Republic of Cyprus has accused Turkey of deployingU.S.-origin upgraded main battle tanks on the divided island.
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States has completed what officials termedemergency deployment of a naval-based missile defense system.
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- The United Arab Emirates plans to install missiledefense systems on its new fleet of corvettes.