Ahram Online: Egyptian and Pakistani naval forces embark on joint exercises in the Mediterranean

Units from the Egyptian and Pakistani naval forces carried out transcontinental maritime training in the Mediterranean during the recent visit of Pakistan's vessel, SAIF PNS, to Egypt. (Photo courtesy: Pakistan Navy/File)
Updated 14 September 2018
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Ahram Online: Egyptian and Pakistani naval forces embark on joint exercises in the Mediterranean

September 13 – Ahram Online report by Ahmed Eleiba states that Units from the Egyptian and Pakistani naval forces carried out transcontinental maritime training in the Mediterranean during the recent visit of Pakistan's vessel, SAIF PNS, to Egypt. This comes as part of the General Command's plan to strengthen military cooperation relations between the two friendly countries. The training included implementation of sailing formations, inspection of suspect vessels, training on the take-off and landing of helicopters on top of joint naval units, as well as night navigation exercises.

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The New York Times: Pakistan Angered by Trump’s Claim That It Does ‘Nothing’ for US

Updated 20 November 2018
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The New York Times: Pakistan Angered by Trump’s Claim That It Does ‘Nothing’ for US

November 19 – The New York Times report by Salman Masood states that Pakistan reacted angrily on Monday to criticism by President Trump that the country had not done enough in return for years of United States military aid and that the government had harbored Osama bin Laden, the leader of Al Qaeda.

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