Monday, February 29, 2016

Massive Military Exercises Involving 20 Nations Launched In Saudi Arabia

Al Arabiya: 20-nation military drill launched in Saudi Arabia

A military drill named “North Thunder” was launched in northern Saudi Arabia on Saturday.

Countries participating in the drill included Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Bahrain, Senegal, Sudan, Kuwait, Maldives, Morocco, Pakistan, Chad, Turkey, Tunisia, Comoros, Djibouti, Oman, Qatar, Malaysia, Egypt and Mauritania, in addition to the Peninsula Shield Forces, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

According to SPA, the drill is the largest military drill in the world in terms of the number of participating forces as well as the breadth of the maneuver area.

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More News On the Start Of Miltiary Exercises In Saudi Arabia Involving 20 Nations

'Thunder of the North' military exercise begins in Saudi -- AFP
Saudi Arabia hosts joint military exercise -- The National
Largest-ever military drill in region begins -- Emirates 24/7
‘North Thunder’ military drill begins in northern Saudi Arabia -- Saudi Gazette
UAE takes part in the largest military drill in the region’s history in Saudi Arabia -- The Gulf Today


Anonymous said...

"20-nation military drill launched in Saudi Arabia", unfortunately they were out flanked by a small band of Houthi rebels and forced to surrender without firing a shot.

Jay Farquharson said...

Comment of the day, you win the internets!