Turkey opens military base in Mogadishu

Turkish army’s Chief of General Staff Hulusi Akar, center left, escorts Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre during an inauguration ceremony of the Turkish military base in Mogadishu on September 30, 2017. (AFP photo) Turkey has opened its largest military base in Africa, in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, as the African country struggles in […]

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Deadly explosions hit near airport outside the African Union (AU) peacekeeping base in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu

Two deadly explosions have rocked an area outside the African Union (AU) peacekeeping base in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu. According to Somali police, a bomber fist set off an explosives-laden car at the entrance of the AU base near the international airport in Mogadishu on Tuesday morning. A second bomber then tried to storm the base, […]

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