Saudi forces to take part in ‘Arab Shield-1’ drill

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Brig. Abdullah bin Hussein Al-Subaie said the drill is part of the Saudi Defense Ministry’s plans to train members of the armed forces. (SPA)
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Brig. Abdullah bin Hussein Al-Subaie said the drill is part of the Saudi Defense Ministry’s plans to train members of the armed forces. (SPA)
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Brig. Abdullah bin Hussein Al-Subaie said the drill is part of the Saudi Defense Ministry’s plans to train members of the armed forces. (SPA)
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Brig. Abdullah bin Hussein Al-Subaie said the drill is part of the Saudi Defense Ministry’s plans to train members of the armed forces. (SPA)
Updated 29 October 2018
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Saudi forces to take part in ‘Arab Shield-1’ drill

JEDDAH: The Saudi armed forces are set to take part in the “Arab Shield-1” drill, which will begin today in Egypt, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
Armed forces from the UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Jordan and Egypt will take part in the three-week joint military exercise.
The commander of the Saudi forces assigned to take part in the drill, Brig. Abdullah bin Hussein Al-Subaie, said that all land, air, sea and air defense forces selected for the maneuver have completed preparedness.
He said the drill is part of the Saudi Defense Ministry’s plans to train members of the armed forces.
Saudi Arabia recently concluded a joint military drill with the US and Sudan. The aim of the exercises “Shield of Prevention-2” and “Determination 1” was to support security, stability and cooperation in the region.
Participants of the exercises carried out a number of tasks including inspections of hazardous materials, sampling procedures, training of explosive disposal teams, as well as the training of medical units on the mechanism for treating, clearing and evacuating large numbers of people affected in the aftermath of a crisis.


Investigations into Khashoggi’s murder will continue until all questions are answered

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Investigations into Khashoggi’s murder will continue until all questions are answered

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor is still seeking answers to a number of questions in the investigation into Jamal Khashoggi's death, Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said at a press conference Thursday.
Saudi Arabia is committed to holding those involved in Khashoggi's murder accountable through the judiciary, and investigations into Khashoggi’s murder will continue until all questions are answered, Al-Jubeir said.