Jan 12, 2005
TEL AVIV [MENL] -- Israel, bowing to heavy U.S. pressure, has returned Harpyunmanned aerial vehicles to China without conducting a contracted upgrade.
ANKARA [MENL] -- The United States continues to resist Turkey's appeals fora military offensive against Kurdish insurgents in northern Iraq.
BAGHDAD [MENL] -- Iraq has allocated $2.2 billion to train its military andsecurity forces in 2005.
Jan 11, 2005
NICOSIA [MENL] -- Iran has awarded a U.S. energy firm a contract to developnatural gas reserves.