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SaudiArabia to host mega joint military exercise

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Saudi Arabia to host a mega joint military exercise for 30 days named 'GulfShield', which will take place in the Kingdom's Eastern Province. Air, Naval and Land Forces from GCC and other Arab/Islamic countries will be participating.
 

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Any reason for the drill from geo political prospective? Or was it previously scheduled?
 

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Any reason for the drill from geo political prospective? Or was it previously scheduled?
No reason, I think it is part of the military alliance led by Saudi Arabia. Interesting to note that Qatar is participating in the drill.
 
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