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Dr. Shaul Shay

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אל"מ (במיל') ד"ר שאול שי, היסטוריון וסופר, לשעבר קצין המודיעין של פיקוד דרום וראש מחלקת היסטוריה בצה"ל. כיום משמש מרצה במרכז הבינתחומי בהרצליה,

Saudi Arabian security forces thwarted an attempted attack on an Aramco oil distribution center involving an unmanned boat from Yemen, April 2017 (Photo: Saudi Interior Ministry via AP)

Saudi Arabia Launches Self-Guided Boat to Tackle Houthi Naval Attacks

The Black Shark, which can be fitted with a wide range of weapons, features a long-range radar that covers up to 150 kilometers and sensor systems that allow it to monitor and create a 3D map of a 200-meter area surrounding the vessel

President Putin and President El-Sisi during a signing ceremony following their meeting in Sochi (Photo: AP)

Russia, Egypt Sign Strategic Cooperation Agreement

Putin and El-Sisi signed an agreement on comprehensive cooperation and strategic partnership following a summit in Sochi last week. The two presidents have also discussed regional issues, economic cooperation and the implementation of joint projects

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman tours an innovation gallery of Saudi Arabian technology, including an exhibit by King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, at MIT, USA (Photo: AP)

Saudi Arabia Develops Two New Reconnaissance Satellites

Saudi Sat 5A and Saudi Sat 5B are set to be launched this year, via the Chinese space rocket Long March 2D, to support remote sensing services in the Kingdom

Source: eng.mil.ru

Egypt, Russia to Strengthen Military, Technical Cooperation

During a visit to Moscow last week, Egypt's Defense Minister Mohamed Zaki and his Russian counterpart Sergey Shoigu held a meeting to discuss several issues of mutual interest as well as the development of military relations and technical cooperation and exchanging expertise between the armed forces of both countries

President Hassan Rouhani next to the new fighter jet (Photo: AP)

Iran Unveils Homegrown Fighter Jet

The Kowsar fighter jet will reportedly be able to carry a range of weapons and is designed for use in short-range air support missions. The aircraft, claimed to be “100 percent indigenously made,” resembles the US-made F-5F jet which first flew in 1974