Saudi Arabia mulls military base in Djibouti amid Yemen crisis

Djibouti’s Foreign Minister Mahmoud Ali Youssouf (Photo by AP) Djibouti says Saudi Arabia is planning to set up a military base in the African country amid the Riyadh regime’s deadly military campaign against neighboring Yemen. In an interview with the Saudi-owned newspaper Asharq al-Awsatreleased on Sunday, Djibouti’s Foreign Minister Mahmoud Ali Youssouf welcomed the initiative, saying Saudi […]

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Djibouti (country)

Djibouti (country), republic in northeastern Africa, strategically located at the strait of Bab el Mandeb, which links the Red Sea with the Gulf of Aden. The small country takes its name from its capital and only large city, Djibouti. Located at the intersection of trade routes connecting the Indian Ocean with the Mediterranean Sea, and Africa with the […]

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