Nov 02, 2004
NICOSIA [MENL] -- In a move designed to reduce opposition to the Syrianmilitary presence, Lebanon's new government plans to reduce compulsorymilitary service.
Jul 21, 2004
BAGHDAD [MENL] -- Iraq has been preparing to launch its military,introducing new infantry, artillery and other units.
Jul 19, 2004
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Bahrain has drafted what officials termed acomprehensive security program meant to combat Shi'ite unrest, Sunniinsurgency as well as rising crime.