Dec 06, 2001
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States has assessed that the success of itssearch-and-destroy operation for Saudi fugitive Osama Bin Laden is crucialfor any military campaign against Iraq.
NICOSIA [MENL] -- Syria is said to be restraining both the Iranian-backedHizbullah as well as Palestinian insurgency groups in Lebanon amid Israel'smilitary campaign against the Palestinian Authority.
AMMAN [MENL] -- Jordan has bowed to U.S. pressure and rejected an Iraqirequest for the jets sent to the Hashemite kingdom during the 1991 Gulf war.
Dec 05, 2001
ANKARA [MENL] -- Turkey has obtained a commitment that a European militaryforce will not come to the aid of Greece in any war with its traditionalrival.