DEBKAfile was founded by a team of journalists in June 2000 as an independent Internet Web site, providing an intelligence and security news service. March 14, 2017, 12:35 PM (IDT)
Following discussions with Saudi Arabia, Pakistan plans to send a brigade of combat troops to the oil kingdom in response to a request from Riyadh for “troops as an emergency response force”, according to media reports. The brigade will be based in southern Saudi Arabia to thwart threatened attacks by Yemen’s Iranian-backed Houthi rebels. “It will not be used beyond Saudi borders,” one source said.
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