August 2021 - Saudi Arabia Special Weapons News
- Iraq Holds Regional Summit Attended By Iran, Saudi Arabia RFE/RL Gandhara 28 Aug 2021 -- Iraq is holding a regional summit aimed at reducing tensions in the Middle East and emphasizing the country's role as a mediator after decades of conflict.
- Saudis Sign Military Cooperation Agreement With Russia RFE/RL 24 Aug 2021 -- Saudi Arabia and Russia have signed a military cooperation agreement at an arms expo outside Moscow.
- Secretary Blinken's Call with Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud US Dept. of State 18 Aug 2021
- Saudi Arabia considers purchasing Russian Abakan air defense system: Report Press TV 12 Aug 2021 -- Saudi Arabian military officials are reportedly mulling over buying the Russian-made Abakan surface-to-air missile defense system to protect the country's oil infrastructure and supply in the wake of retaliatory drone and missile attacks by Yemeni armed forces.
- Whistleblower website sheds light on bin Salman's latest purge Press TV 11 Aug 2021 -- A whistleblower website says the most recent purge ordered by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman actually centered on those of the country's servicemen, whom the royal suspected of allegiance to his ill-fated predecessor Mohammed bin Nayef.
- In latest crackdown, Saudi Arabia's bin Salman orders arrest of 207 rivals, dissenters Press TV 10 Aug 2021 -- In his latest sweeping crackdown on political dissent, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has ordered the arrest of at least 207 employees from different ministries under the guise of fighting corruption.
- Secretary Blinken's Call with Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud US Dept. of State 09 Aug 2021
- Saudi Arabia to re-open Umrah pilgrimage to vaccinated foreign pilgrims Press TV 08 Aug 2021 -- Saudi Arabia has announced that it will restart processing Umrah pilgrimage requests from foreign Muslims who have been vaccinated against COVID-19.
- Yemeni FM: Saudi Arabia 'cannot play hegemonic role anymore' Press TV 08 Aug 2021 -- The foreign minister of Yemen's National Salvation Government says it is time for Saudi Arabia to put an end to intervention in its southern neighbor's internal affairs, and stop attempts to undermine the Arab nation's independence.
- U.S. and Royal Saudi air forces continue counter-UAS partnership CENTCOM 05 Aug 2021 -- Protecting U.S. and allied forces against unmanned aerial system attacks continues to be a top priority in the U.S. Central Command theater of operations.
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