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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 - Aljazeera.com

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. AdChoices. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. The facility is Turkey's largest overseas military training facility. Somalia's ...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 inaugurates new military base in Somalia - The New Arab

Turkey has opened its latest overseas military base with a new camp set up to train Somali cadets to fight militants in East Africa. Tags: Somalia, Mogadishu, Turkey, Turkish military. Turkey inaugurated its latest overseas military base on Saturday ...and more »

Turkey Opens Largest Foreign Military Base in Mogadishu - Voice of America

Turkey's largest foreign military base in the world opened Saturday in Mogadishu, in a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by Somali leaders, top Turkish military officials and diplomats. Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire and the head of the Turkish ...and more »

Turkey opens military base in Mogadishu - defenceWeb

Turkey opens military base in Mogadishu Turkey opened its biggest overseas military base at the weekend in Somalia's capital cementing ties with the volatile but strategic Muslim nation and building a presence in East Africa. More than 10,000 Somali ...and more »

Turkey Opens Military Training Academy in Somalia - Defenseworld.net

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 »