Apr 18, 2005
TEL AVIV [MENL] -- Israel's military has conducted its first full-blown simulation in the effort to train forces for the expulsion of 10,000 Jewish residents from the Gaza Strip and northern West Bank.
ANKARA [MENL] -- Turkey has stepped up its military campaign against Kurdishinsurgents.
Apr 15, 2005
RAMALLAH [MENL] -- Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas has orderedthe restructuring of Palestinian security agencies.
BAGHDAD [MENL] -- U.S. military commanders have expressed unprecedentedoptimism over the prospect that Iraq's military and security forces wouldassume full responsibility over the country in 2006.