May 24, 2004
BAGHDAD [MENL] -- Iraq plans to launch a new company to operate the oilsector.
MOSCOW [MENL] -- Russia has achieved a significant advance in thedevelopment of a new missile defense system offered to the United ArabEmirates.
ANKARA [MENL] -- Turkey has developed a new armored combat vehicle.
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Bahrain, alarmed by the prospect that Iranian operativeswere directing unrest in the kingdom, has replaced the nation's leadingsecurity official with a military commander.