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Friday, March 27, 2015 22nd Year, No 22/13 (75 credits)


Front Page –
KSA
: Military intervention in Yemen

News Briefs – Page 2
Bahrain: National Guard and UAVs
KSA: RSNF Western Fleet *
Qatar: Libyan Army armament plans *
UAE: Coast Guard and CB-90 crafts
Yemen: Houthi preparations for war

Markets – Page 3
Iraq: Mirage 2000-9 purchase plans *
KSA: Naval Cooperation with Spain *
Qatar: Eurofighter deal *

Focus – Page 4
KSA: RSNF, LCS and destroyers *


Friday, March 20, 2015 22nd Year, No 22/12 (75 credits)


Front Page – UAE: F-35 aircraft *

News Briefs – Page 2
Algeria: CBRN decontamination system *
KSA: MoI, counter-terrorism and tactical radios *
Kuwait: Sheikh Khaled Saleh, KLF Commander
Qatar: Erdogan and Rafale
UAE: Rafale deal, no signs of reactivation

Markets – Page 3
Iraq: NBC reconnaissance vehicles *
KSA: RSLF, Boxer IFV and alternatives *
Kuwait: Cyber security cooperation with Britain

Focus – Page 4
Qatar: Emir Tamim, Erdogan and F-35 issue *


Tactical Newswires

UAE: Sheikh Mohammad and relationship with Saudi Arabia (45 credits)

Posted on: Mon, Mar 30, 2015

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan did not attend the Arab summit meeting which was convened in Sharm el-Sheikh on 28/3/15, despite efforts to convince him to attend. The following 512-word report tells what about these efforts, what about the problem and what about Sheikh Mohammad’s relationship with Saudi Arabia in the light of the Saudi-led military operation in Yemen.

Latest Newswires

UAE: Sheikh Mohammad and relationship with Saudi Arabia (45 credits)

Posted on: Mon, Mar 30, 2015

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan did not attend the Arab summit meeting which was convened in Sharm el-Sheikh on 28/3/15, despite efforts to convince him to attend. The following 512-word report tells what about these efforts, what about the problem and what about Sheikh Mohammad’s relationship with Saudi Arabia in the light of the Saudi-led military operation in Yemen.

UAE: Possible reactivation of Rafale deal (40 credits)

Posted on: Mon, Mar 30, 2015

There is talk about preparations underway for a new round of contacts on a deal for the Rafale aircraft between Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and French officials, including notably President François Hollande and Defence Minister Jean-Yves le Drian. The following 418-word report sheds light on the subject and tells what about these preparations.

Saudi Prince Mohammad, first battle, first challenge (45 credits)

Posted on: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

Saudi Defence Minister Prince Mohammad Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz, who also acts as Head of the Royal Court and Special Adviser to the King, is leading a war on the Houthi rebels in Yemen, despite a lack of military experience. The following 501-word report sheds light on the subject and tells how he is leading his first battle and what about his first personal challenge.

Saudi airborne military force for strategic security (40 credits)

Posted on: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

Saudi Defence Minister Prince Mohammad Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz is said to have been working since he took over the Defence Ministry two months ago, on a project to set up an airborne military force to carry out special missions concerning the Kingdom’s strategic security. The following 441-word report sheds light on the project and tells what about the missions and the required military equipment.

Saudi military intervention in Yemen (Free)

Posted on: Thu, Mar 26, 2015

The Saudis are leading a military intervention in Yemen in which the UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Sudan are taking part. This intervention began overnight 25-26/3/2015 with Saudi-led airstrikes against the Houthi rebels.