Saudi Border Guards conduct major military exercise in Jeddah

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Trainees carried out exercises on distress signals and maritime communications, security and the guarding of sites, night ambushes, and long marching. (SPA)
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Trainees carried out exercises on distress signals and maritime communications, security and the guarding of sites, night ambushes, and long marching. (SPA)
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Trainees carried out exercises on distress signals and maritime communications, security and the guarding of sites, night ambushes, and long marching. (SPA)
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Trainees carried out exercises on distress signals and maritime communications, security and the guarding of sites, night ambushes, and long marching. (SPA)
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Trainees carried out exercises on distress signals and maritime communications, security and the guarding of sites, night ambushes, and long marching. (SPA)
Updated 09 November 2019

Saudi Border Guards conduct major military exercise in Jeddah

  • Trainees carried out exercises on distress signals and maritime communications, security and the guarding of sites, night ambushes, and long marching

JEDDAH: Saudi Border Guards took part in a major military and security training exercise, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
The annual drill, organized by the Mohammed bin Naif Academy for Maritime Science and Security Studies in Jeddah, included shooting with live ammunition, arrest techniques, and night ambush skills.
Academy spokesman, Maj. Mohammed Al-Thaqafi, said the field training included shooting practice at static and moving targets, arrest and inspection procedures surrounding smuggling on the country’s borders, and use of the latest surveillance techniques.
Trainees also carried out exercises on distress signals and maritime communications, security and the guarding of sites, night ambushes, and long marching.
Familiarization on “the best ways of coexistence and self-defense training to raise the level of endurance capabilities and overcome barriers,” was also included in the program, added Al-Thaqafi.


Houthi missile injures three women in Saudi Arabia

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Houthi missile injures three women in Saudi Arabia

  • Three women have suffered minor injuries after a house was damaged by the projectile

RIYADH: Three women were wounded by a Houthi attack towards a town in the Saudi border region of Jazan, the Saudi Press Agency reported Tuesday. 
Spokesman for the Civil Defense in Jazan, Mohammed Al-Ghamdi, said the center received a report claiming that military missile was launched towards a town located near the border in Jazan.
Three women have suffered minor injuries and one house was damaged due to the missile. 
The women were transferred to a hospital and their health condition is stable.