It is noted that "in addition to parts from Egypt and Saudi Arabia, the ground and air forces from a number of Arab and Islamic states will take part in the exercises."
"The purpose of the exercise is to increase the combat and technical effectiveness of the troops and prepare for the implementation of joint tasks by the armies of the participating countries, as well as training to counter challenges that threaten the security and stability of the region," the report said
Earlier, Riyadh announced the creation of an Islamic coalition from 34 countries. The purpose of the union - the fight against terrorism. The coalition "is created on the basis of the right of peoples to self-defense" to "counter terrorism, which has become a threat to the interests of the Islamic nation," the statement said.