Saudi Arabia carries out anti-terrorist exercises on Iraqi border

Border Guards and other interior ministry units have been conducting daily training as part of the 'first joint tactical' exercise north of Arar city, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
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Members of Saudi Special Forces take part in 'anti-terrorist' exercises on March 18, 2015 in the desert scrubland of Suwayf, north of Arar city on the Iraqi border, where three troopers died in a January attack blamed on 'terrorists'. Border Guards and other interior ministry units have been conducting daily training as part of the 'first joint tactical' exercise north of Arar city, the Saudi Press Agency reported. On the poster is a portrait of Saudi Interior minister Mohammed bin-Nayef. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Saudi officers look on during an 'anti-terrorist' exercises on March 18, 2015 in the desert scrubland of Suwayf, north of Arar city on the Iraqi border, where three troopers died in a January attack blamed on 'terrorists'. Border Guards and other interior ministry units have been conducting daily training as part of the 'first joint tactical' exercise north of Arar city, the Saudi Press Agency reported. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Snipers of Saudi Special forces run before taking a position during 'anti-terrorist' exercises on March 18, 2015 in the desert scrubland of Suwayf, north of Arar city on the Iraqi border, where three troopers died in a January attack blamed on 'terrorists'. Border Guards and other interior ministry units have been conducting daily training as part of the 'first joint tactical' exercise north of Arar city, the Saudi Press Agency reported. (AFP/Getty Images)
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A Saudi man performs as a terrorist during 'anti-terrorist' exercises on March 18, 2015 in the desert scrubland of Suwayf, north of Arar city on the Iraqi border, where three troopers died in a January attack blamed on 'terrorists'. Border Guards and other interior ministry units have been conducting daily training as part of the 'first joint tactical' exercise north of Arar city, the Saudi Press Agency reported. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Members of Saudi special forces take part in 'anti-terrorist' exercises on March 18, 2015 in the desert scrubland of Suwayf, north of Arar city on the Iraqi border, where three troopers died in a January attack blamed on 'terrorists'. Border Guards and other interior ministry units have been conducting daily training as part of the 'first joint tactical' exercise north of Arar city, the Saudi Press Agency reported. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Members of Saudi special forces take part in 'anti-terrorist' exercises on March 18, 2015 in the desert scrubland of Suwayf, north of Arar city on the Iraqi border, where three troopers died in a January attack blamed on 'terrorists'. Border Guards and other interior ministry units have been conducting daily training as part of the 'first joint tactical' exercise north of Arar city, the Saudi Press Agency reported. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Saudi border guards take part in 'anti-terrorist' exercises on March 18, 2015 in the desert scrubland of Suwayf, north of Arar city on the Iraqi border, where three troopers died in a January attack blamed on 'terrorists'. Border Guards and other interior ministry units have been conducting daily training as part of the 'first joint tactical' exercise north of Arar city, the Saudi Press Agency reported. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Saudi border guards take part in 'anti-terrorist' exercises on March 18, 2015 in the desert scrubland of Suwayf, north of Arar city on the Iraqi border, where three troopers died in a January attack blamed on 'terrorists'. Border Guards and other interior ministry units have been conducting daily training as part of the 'first joint tactical' exercise north of Arar city, the Saudi Press Agency reported. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Helicopters fly over smoke billowing during 'anti-terrorist' exercises on March 18, 2015 in the desert scrubland of Suwayf, north of Arar city on the Iraqi border, where three troopers died in a January attack blamed on 'terrorists'. Border Guards and other interior ministry units have been conducting daily training as part of the 'first joint tactical' exercise north of Arar city, the Saudi Press Agency reported. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Members of Saudi Special Forces take part in 'anti-terrorist' exercises on March 18, 2015 in the desert scrubland of Suwayf, north of Arar city on the Iraqi border, where three troopers died in a January attack blamed on 'terrorists'. Border Guards and other interior ministry units have been conducting daily training as part of the 'first joint tactical' exercise north of Arar city, the Saudi Press Agency reported. (AFP/Getty Images)