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UAE Officials Instructed Not To Complicate Ongoing Gulf Crisis

UAE officials have been ordered not escalate and complicate the ongoing gulf crisis. UAE military aircraft would also fly alternative routes over Saudi Arabia to avoid the possibility of interception by Qatari warplanes, air force brigadier general Helal Saeed al-Qubaisi told. UAE had claimed that Qatari fighter jets had intercepted its …

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Military College Hands Over Certificates To The Graduates Of 13th Batch

Ahmed bin Mohammed Military College celebrated the graduation of 124 candidates of the 13th batch by handing over the certificates at the college’s educational building. The ceremony was organised under the patronage of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Affairs HE Dr Khalid bin Mohammed Al Attiyah and …

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New Batch Of Turkish Soldiers Land In Qatar

A new batch of Turkish soldiers have arrived in Qatar to continue the joint defence agreement between the two countries. The arrival at the Al Ubeid airbase in Doha was announced by the Qatar’s defence ministry. The new group, which includes soldiers from the Turkish Joint forced command, will be …

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Qatar, UK Sign Military Deal

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs H E Dr Khalid bin Mohamed Al Attiyah held a meeting with UK Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson and discussed bilateral ties. During the meeting, an agreement for building up a Joint Operational Squadron (JOS) was signed. The …

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No more GCC?? Saudi Arabia And The UAE Form New Military Alliance Separate From GCC

The UAE and Saudi Arabia have created a new military and trade partnership separate from the GCC, according to a statement issued by the UAE. According to the statement, the new committee ‘is assigned to cooperate and coordinate between the UAE and Saudi Arabia in all military, political, economic, trade …

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Myanmar Soldiers Exploited Women: HRW

Human Rights Watch said that Myanmar’s security forces raped women and girls as part of a campaign of ethnic cleaning against Rohingya Muslims in the Rakhine State. HRW underlined how troops gathered women and girls into groups and gang-raped them. Women even said that they witnessed murders of their spouses …

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US Military Pauses Exercises With Gulf States For Shared Regional Interests

The US military has decided to halt a few exercises with Gulf states over the ongoing crisis targeting Qatar. “We are opting out of some military exercises out of respect for the concept of inclusiveness and shared regional interests,” US Central Command said on Friday. Colonel John Thomas, a Central …

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