Middle East Newsline Headline Service - 07/18/2003
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Friday - July 18, 2003
Bush Quells House Hearing On Syrian WMD
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The Bush administration has pressed Congress to
scrap a House subcommittee hearing on Syrian weapons of mass
U.S. Comes Under Increasing SAM Attacks
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The U.S. military in Iraq has come under an
increasing threat from surface-to-air missiles.
Israel Eases Demand For PA Arms Collection
TEL AVIV [MENL] -- Israel has eased its demand for the Palestinian
Authority to collect tens of thousands of illegal weapons in the West
Bank and Gaza Strip.
Saudi Military Displays Wares In Bid For Support
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Saudi Arabia has launched a major weapons
exhibition in an attempt to win public support for new military
Thursday - July 17, 2003
U.S. Places Unprecedented Pressure On Syria
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States is said to have placed
unprecedented pressure on Syria since the end of the war in Iraq.
Turkey, U.S. Militaries Pledge To Cooperate
ANKARA [MENL] -- Turkey and the United States plan to establish a
mechanism for cooperation and coordination in Iraq.
Iran, Saudis Sign Extradition Pact
NICOSIA [MENL] -- Iran and Saudi Arabia have signed an extradition
pact that could pave the way for the transfer of Al Qaida suspects to
the Saudi kingdom.
Jordan Restricts Palestinian Entry
AMMAN [MENL] -- Jordan has again imposed restrictions on Palestinian
entry from the neighboring West Bank.
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