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Friday, November 21, 2014 – 21st Year, No 21/47 (75 credits)


Front Page - KSA: Prince Miteb in Washington

News Briefs – Page 2
Iraq: Zibari, France and military cooperation
KSA: Radars for border fence with Iraq *
Kuwait: Navy, new patrol boats
Qatar: Amiri Guard, new elite unit *
UAE: Egypt, Rafale and Mirage 2000-9s

Markets – Page 3
KSA: RSNF and minehunters *
Qatar: Rafale talks *
UAE: F-35 and tests *

Focus – Page 4
Kuwait: Sheikh Abdullah Nawaf, new Deputy CoS *


Friday, November 7, 2014 – 21st Year, No 21/45 (75 credits)


Front Page -  Qatar: Rafale deal *

News Briefs – Page 2
KSA: Tactical communication project *
Libya: Navy and patrol boats *
Qatar: Navy and maritime patrol UAVs *
Sudan: Military cooperation with Qatar
UAE: MoI and CBRN detectors

Markets – Page 3
Iraq: ILF, EU and military needs
Qatar: Trainers and ground attack aircraft *
UAE: Navy and VTOL UAVs

Focus – Page 4
GCC: Maritime Security Force *


Friday, October 31, 2014 – 21st Year, No 21/44 (75 credits)


Front Page – KSA: Shamrakh-1 exercise *

News Briefs – Page 2
Algeria: ALF and CBRN equipment
Iraq: Al-Obeidi and his priorities
KSA: Candidates for the RSLF Command
Qatar: Support for Tunisian Air Force
UAE: Differences with Qatar

Markets – Page 3
KSA: MoI, plans to buy MPAs *
Oman: UAVs for high-altitude surveillance *
Qatar: Emir Tamim and Eurofighter *

Focus – Page 4
Kuwait: Lt-General Al-Khodr, new Chief of Staff *


Friday, October 24, 2014 – 21st Year, No 21/43 (75 credits)


Front Page – UAE: Egypt and Mirage 2000-9s *

News Briefs – Page 2
Iraq: Al-Ghabban, new Interior Minister
Iraq: Al-Obeidi, new Defence Minister
Kuwait: Lt-General Al-Khodr, new CoS
Qatar: Le Drian and Rafale
UAE: MoI and Panhard VBL *

Markets – Page 3
Iraq: Arms procurement from France *
KSA: RSLF Mountain Brigade and MRAPs *
UAE: CBRN Wiqaya project *

Focus – Page 4
Qatar: Strategic cooperation with Turkey *


Tactical Newswires

Saudi Prince Miteb in Washington, relationship and role (40 credits)

Posted on: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Saudi Minister of National Guard Prince Miteb Bin Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz began earlier this week a visit of few days to the United States at the invitation of US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel. The following 514-word report sheds more light on his visit and tells what the Americans have plans for him within the context of the relationship between both countries.

Latest Newswires

Iraq, Turkey and Saudi concerns (35 credits)

Posted on: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu is said to have offered to conclude arms deals with Iraq during his meeting with Iraqi PM Haider Al-Abadi yesterday (20/11/14) in Baghdad. The following 428-word report sheds light on the Turkish offer and tells what about the reaction of Al-Abadi and that of Iraqi Defence Minister Khaled Al-Obeidi. It also tells what about the Saudi reaction.

Saudi RSLF Mountain Brigade, JLTVs and ATVs (30 credits)

Posted on: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

The Saudi Defence Ministry is said to be working on a project to buy joint light tactical vehicles (JLTVs) and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) for the Royal Saudi Land Forces (RSLF) Mountain Brigade. The following 320-word report sheds light on the project and tells how many JLTVs and ATVs the Ministry intends to buy and what about possible suppliers.

Oman: Sultan Qaboos, Admiral Al-Raisi and landing crafts (30 credits)

Posted on: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

Commander of the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) Admiral Abdullah Bin Khamis Al-Raisi is said to have visited Germany recently and reviewed with Sultan Qaboos of Oman there the latest developments concerning a project to buy landing crafts for the amphibious assault units. The following 308-word report sheds more light on the meeting and tells what about the outcome, notably about the shipbuilders put forward for the project.

Saudi Prince Miteb in Washington, relationship and role (40 credits)

Posted on: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Saudi Minister of National Guard Prince Miteb Bin Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz began earlier this week a visit of few days to the United States at the invitation of US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel. The following 514-word report sheds more light on his visit and tells what the Americans have plans for him within the context of the relationship between both countries.

Iraq: New brigade for protection of oil facilities (30 credits)

Posted on: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

Iraqi PM Haider Al-Abadi is said to be working on a project to set up a brigade of the Iraqi Army and security forces to protect oil facilities across the country. The following 388-word report sheds light on the subject and tells what about the project and what about proposals to talk with Paris and Washington about it.