Saudi Arabia said Saturday a Turkish military base similar to that built in neighbouring Qatar would not be welcome in the kingdom, insisting it is “not needed”. The statement came after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reportedly said he had offered to build a military base in the Muslim kingdom shortly after work began on Turkey's facility in Qatar. Ankara is at the forefront of efforts to ease a diplomatic crisis that led Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain, as well as Egypt and other countries, to sever ties with…
SRINAGAR: One Indian paramilitary trooper was killed and another injured when unknown gunmen opened fired at a military camp in Baramulla area of Indian-held Kashmir late on Sunday. According to AFP, one Border Security Force (BSF) trooper who was stationed in the camp was killed. "One BSF man has been killed and another injured," Imtiyaz Hussain Mir, senior police superintendent of Baramulla town where the attack occurred, told AFP. The Army Camp of the 46 Rashtriya Rifles located in district Baramulla in Indian-Occupied…
MOSCOW: Russia is building an army base near its border with Ukraine, the latest in a chain of new military sites along what the Kremlin sees as its frontline in a growing confrontation with NATO.
TUNIS: A Tunisian soldier opened fire at a military base in the capital on Monday, killing seven colleagues and wounding 10 others before being shot dead himself, according to the army which said the shooter had "family problems".
BAGHDAD: Islamic State militants drove security forces from a key military base in western Iraq on Sunday and Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi authorized the deployment of Shi'ite paramilitaries to wrest back control of the mainly Sunni province.
AMMAN: A coalition of Islamist rebels seized an army base in northwestern Syria at dawn on Monday after a suicide bomber from al Qaeda's Nusra Front drove a truck packed with explosives into the compound and blew it up.