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China denies planning military base in Afghanistan

1 month, 19 days ago
BEIJING: China on Wednesday denied that it planned to build a military base in Afghanistan, after a Hong Kong newspaper said Beijing was constructing a training camp for Afghan troops to which it could also send its own soldiers. The…

Militants attack African military base in Mali, six dead

3 months, 18 days ago
BAMAKO: Militants armed with rockets and explosives raided the headquarters of an African military taskforce in central Mali, leaving at least six people dead on Friday, a spokesman for the force said. Assailants driving a vehicle rigged…

Planned Indian military base in Seychelles stirs controversy

7 months, 15 days ago
DELHI:  A plan for India to build a military on an outlying Seychelles island has won favour among the archipelago nation's politicians, but some hostility from its people. The base on Assumption Island is to be funded by India and…

Israel gets first joint US military base

1 year, 1 month ago
TEL AVIV: Israel on Monday inaugurated with its US ally a joint missile defence base on Israeli soil, the first ever, a senior Israeli air force officer said. The new facility, at an undisclosed location in southern Israel, was announced…

Ankara, Doha insist Turkish base will stay in Qatar

1 year, 3 months ago
ANKARA: Turkey and Qatar on Friday insisted Ankara would keep a new military base in the emirate, rejecting demands from other Gulf countries for the facility to be closed. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain last…

Turkey rejects call to shut military base in Qatar

1 year, 3 months ago
ISTANBUL: Turkey rejected a call from four Arab states on Friday to shut down its military base in Qatar, saying the base was a guarantor of security in the Gulf and demands for its closure represented interference in its ties with Doha.…