Bright Star

GCC armies join US-Egyptian Bright Star 23 exercise

Issue 1176 - 11 Sep 2023 | 1 minute read

Personnel from Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE are among the 8,000 troops from 19 African, European and Middle East countries involved in the Bright Star 23 exercise, which is being led by the United States and Egypt, and is centred around the Mohammed Neguib Military Base, west of Alexandria.

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