May 31, 2004
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- A new U.S.-trained Saudi counter-insurgency unit hassucceeded in releasing more than 50 hostages held by Al Qaida.
JERUSALEM [MENL] -- Israel's government has been paralyzed by a strategicdispute between its primeminister and a majority of Cabinet ministers.
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States has warned its nationals to stay awayfrom Turkey.
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The U.S. military, withdrawing from Sunni and Shi'itecities, has been ordered to stop Islamic insurgents from entering Iraq fromSyria.