Oct 19, 2000
CAIRO [MENL] -- After months of a crackdown on Islamic candidates, Egyptianauthorities has launched elections for parliament.
TEL AVIV [MENL] -- During peacetime, Israel's military was bracing forbudget cuts that it warned would damage the nation's security.
LONDON [MENL] -- Saudi Arabia has refused to meet Western demands to openits economy.
Oct 24, 2000
NICOSIA [MENL] -- Rafik Hariri has returned to his post as Lebanon's primeminister.