Nov 15, 2002
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- Egypt has rejected a U.S. request for special securitymeasures in the Suez Canal.
Feb 12, 2002
NICOSIA [MENL] -- Syria asserts that merchant ships are avoiding thenation's ports amid what officials term an emerging U.S. blockade of theArab country.
Feb 05, 2002
MOSCOW [MENL] -- Russia's weapons exports have been boosted by sales toPersian Gulf states.
Dec 11, 2001
TEL AVIV [MENL] -- Israel's military has abandoned a key post along theborder with Lebanon.