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Turkey opens military base in Mogadishu to train Somali soldiers - Reuters

MOGADISHU/ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey opened its biggest overseas military base on Saturday in Somalia's capital, cementing its ties with the volatile but strategic Muslim nation and building a presence in East Africa. More than 10,000 Somali soldiers ...and more »

Turkey sets up largest overseas army base in Somalia -

Turkey has set up its biggest overseas military base in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, increasing Ankara's presence in the Horn of Africa country. Officially opened on Saturday, the base, which reportedly cost $50m, will train 10,000 Somali troops and ...and more »

Turkey to open it's largest military base in Somalia - TRT World

About 200 Turkish officers will be deployed to the facility in Mogadishu, Somalia's capital, to train over 10,000 Somali National Army troops and other soldiers from across Africa. Chief of the General Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces is welcomed by ...and more »

​Somalia: Top military chief survives bomb attack - Garowe Online

MOGADISHU, Somalia - A top Somali army general has survived an apparent assassination attempt after a bomb struck his convoy near Mogadishu on Sunday, Garowe Online reports. Officials in Garasbaley area, confirmed to GO that the commander of the ...and more »

Somalia hosts Turkey's largest overseas military base - africanews

Somali and Turkish officials on Saturday officially opened a military training base in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. The facility is Turkey's largest overseas military training facility. Somalia's Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Khyare, was joined by the ...and more »

Turkey opening military training facility in Somalia - Pakistan Observer

Mogadishu. The head of the Turkish military arrived in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on late Friday, military officials said. Gen. Hulusi Akar was received by the commander of the Somali armed forces, Gen. Mohamed Ahmed Jim'ale, at Adan Abdulle ...and more »

Turkey Opens Largest Foreign Military Base in Somalia - Asharq Al-awsat English

Cairo– Turkey inaugurated its largest foreign military base in the world on Saturday in Mogadishu, Somalia, in a ceremony attended by Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire, head of the Turkish military General Hulusi Akar, Somali leaders, and top ...and more »

Turkey opens $50m training camp for Somali Army - Arab News

ANKARA: Turkey opened its largest overseas military training camp on Saturday on a 400-hectare seafront site in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia. The $50 million camp, which has been under construction since March 2015, was inaugurated by Somali ...and more »

Turkey Opens Military Training Academy in Somalia -

Turkey inaugurated a military academy in the Somali capital Mogadishu capable of training 1500 soldiers at a time. Turkey's Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar and Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire attended the inauguration ceremony held at ...and more »

Turkey opens its largest overseas military base in Africa - RT

Turkey has launched a major military base in Somalia. The $50 million facility is designed to provide support and training to troops of the war-torn country which is struggling to rebuild its national security forces. Turkey opened the new military ...and more »