Oct 31, 2005
LONDON [MENL] -- South Africa has sought to trade military equipment forcrude oil as part of expanded trade with the Gulf Cooperation Council.
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- The United Arab Emirates plans to launch its thirdsatellite.
TEL AVIV [MENL] -- Egypt continues to delay a joint operations center withIsrael tohelp secure the Sinai-Gaza border.
BAGHDAD [MENL] -- The Iraq Army has been hampered by a huge shortage ofarmored vehicles.