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Saudi King Lays Foundation Stone for King Saoud Airbase
Saudi Arabia concluded Thursday North Thunder, a military exercise aimed at unifying the region’s military forces to promote peace and
Saudi King Receives Leaders Attending North Thunder Closing Maneuver
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, received Wednesday evening at King Khalid Military City in Hafr Al-Batin the leaders who came to attend the closing maneuver of Thunder North Military Exercise and the parade by
Twenty Nations Start Largest Military Drills in Saudi Arabia
Armed forces from 20 countries have begun man oeuvres in northeastern Saudi Arabia that the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) has described as one of the world’s biggest military exercises.Troops from Pakistan, Malaysia, Turkey, Egypt, Morocco,
Saudi Arabia Suspends $3 Billion Military Grant to Lebanon
Saudi Arabia said Friday it has stopped a $3 billion program for military supplies to Lebanon in protest against Hezbollah, the Shiite militant group fighting in support of Syria’s
20 Countries Join Massive Military Maneuver in Saudi Arabia
Armed forces from around 20 countries were gathering in northern Saudi Arabia Sunday for “the most important” military maneuver ever staged in the region, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.These countries include Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab
Saudi Defense Minister Meets Indonesian, Qatari Counterparts
Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense, met at his office in Riyadh last week with Indonesian Defense minister Riamiz Ard Riakodo
Saudi Defense Ministry to Hold Largest Regional Spare Parts Exhibition
The Saudi Ministry of Defense, represented by the General Administration to support local manufacturing, continues its preparations for the start of the Armed Forces exhibition to support the localization of spare parts industry, to be held on
Saudi Minister of Defense Visits Pakistan
Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense arrived Sunday in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan at the invitation of the Pakistani government, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.Upon
Saudi Defense Minister Meets Yemen’s Chief of Staff
Saudi Deputy Crown Prince, the Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz met in Riyadh with Yemeni Army’s Chief of Staff Major General Mohammad Ali
Saudi Arabia Forms 34-State Coalition to Combat Terrorism
Saudi Arabia on Tuesday formed a 34-state military coalition to combat terrorism, according to a joint statement published on Saudi Press Agency
Saudi King Visits Site of Crane Collapse in Makkah
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman arrived in Makkah on Saturday where he visited the victims of a deadly crane collapse in the Grand Mosque.
Saudi Minister of Defense Visits Russia
Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense, arrived in Moscow on Wednesday on a high-profile visit to discuss key issues with Russian leaders including President Vladimir Putin.
Saudi Defense Minister Meets Qatar’s Emir, U.S. National Intelligence Director
Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman met with the Director of U.S. National Intelligence Lieutenant General James Clapper in Jeddah on Sunday, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
Commander of Royal Saudi Air Force Dies
Lt. General Mohammed bin Ahmed Al-Shoalan, Commander of the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF), died on Wednesday following a heart attack while he was on a business trip outside the Kingdom, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. No details were given.
Malaysia Joins Saudi-Led Coalition in Yemen
Vanguards of the Malaysian Forces have arrived Sunday at Saudi Air Bases to join Riyadh's military coalition battling Houthi militias in Yemen, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
Saudi Defense Minister Receives Abu Dhabi Crown Prince
Saudi Defense Minister Mohammad Bin Salman received Sunday Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces in the Saudi city of Taif.
Future Forces Exhibition 2021
28 - 30
PVA Expo Praha Prague - Czech Republic
6th International Police Expo 2021 & 5th India Homeland Security Expo 2021
13 - 14
New Delhi - India
15th International Defence Industry Fair (IDEF’21)
25 - 28
Istanbul - Turkey
10 - 13
Nur-Sultan - Kazakhstan
THE WORLD DEFENCE ALMANAC 2021