Defeating IEDs

Defeating IEDs

SGT. 1st class abram pinnington/u.s. army Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) accounted for 63 percent of all casualties sustained by the Afghanistan National Security Forces and…

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Did you know

Did you know

Bahrain is the gracious host of the Combined Maritime Forces, a 27-nation coalition that joins forces to defeat terrorism, prevent piracy, enhance regional cooperation and…

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“Sea of Friendship” strengthens bond

“Sea of Friendship” strengthens bond

The Egyptian and Turkish Navies held a weeklong joint drill in October 2012 in the eastern Mediterranean. The annual drill, called Sea of Friendship, began…

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Harar Al-Khaleej Joint Military Drill

Harar Al-Khaleej Joint Military Drill

BAHRAIN NEWS AGENCY The Bahraini Royal Air Force and Navy teamed with the Emirati Air Force to conduct the joint military drill Harar Al-Khaleej in…

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Saudi Names al-Qaida’s Arch Foe as Interior Minister

Saudi Names al-Qaida’s Arch Foe as Interior Minister

Saudi Arabia has high expectations for newly appointed Interior Minister Prince Muhammad bin Nayif bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, who led a crackdown on al-Qaida…

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Joint gas project launched

Joint gas project launched

Kazakh gas transport firm KazTransGas and Uzbek national oil and gas firm Uzbekneftegaz agreed in November 2012 to supply natural gas to southern Kazakhstan, KazTransGas…

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Corrupt Border Guards Convicted

Corrupt Border Guards Convicted

A military court in Tajikistan’s southern region of Khatlon sentenced five border guards to prison terms ranging from three to 21 years for smuggling drugs….

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Militaries Test Forces at Sea

Militaries Test Forces at Sea

LT. J.G. MELISSA MARTINELLI/U.S. COAST GUARD The Iraqi Navy, Kuwaiti Coast Guard and U.S. Coast Guard conducted their first trilateral theater security exercise in more…

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TAPI Pipeline Promises Benefits

TAPI Pipeline Promises Benefits

Turkmenistan will begin construction of a pipeline to stream natural gas to Afghanistan, Pakistan and India in 2017, announced Kakageldi Abdyllayew, acting minister of Turkmenistan’s…

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Training Future Leaders

Training Future Leaders

UNIPATH STAFF The United Arab Emirates is creating a National Defense College to train the country’s next generation of military and civilian leaders. The institution…

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