Military facilities

June 13, 2017 - 2:19 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A British spokesman in Cyprus says an explosion at the police headquarters of a U.K. military base has slightly injured one policeman and caused minor structural damage. Kristian Gray said Tuesday that authorities are treating the pre-dawn explosion at Dhekelia Garrison near...
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FILE- In this Monday, Jan. 30, 2017 file photo, Qatari foreign minister Sheik Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani speaks during a press conference after talks with his Serbian counterpart Ivica Dacic, in Belgrade, Serbia. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, File)
June 09, 2017 - 3:59 am
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Arab countries put 12 organizations and 59 people on a terror sanctions list early Friday they described as being associated with Qatar, the latest in a growing diplomatic dispute that's seen the energy rich nation isolated by Saudi Arabia and others. Qatar dismissed the terror...
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June 08, 2017 - 10:54 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Heavily armed al-Shabab extremists have stormed a military base in Somalia's semiautonomous state of Puntland, killing close to 70 people and wounding dozens more, officials said Thursday. Residents said civilians, including women, were beheaded during the rampage...
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Passengers of cancelled flights wait in Hamad International Airport (HIA) in Doha, Qatar, Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Qatar's foreign minister says Kuwait is trying to mediate a diplomatic crisis in which Arab countries have cut diplomatic ties and moved to isolate his energy-rich, travel-hub nation from the outside world. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
June 07, 2017 - 1:38 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on the Gulf crisis after Saudi Arabia and other nations cut ties to Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Despite the objection of opposition parties, the Turkish Parliament has approved two military cooperation deals...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel waits for the beginning of the weekly cabinet meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
June 07, 2017 - 9:09 am
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's Cabinet decided Wednesday to pull German troops and reconnaissance aircraft out of Turkey's Incirlik air base after Turkish officials refused to let lawmakers visit them. The troops and planes participating in the international coalition against the Islamic...
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German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen arrives for the weekly cabinet meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
June 07, 2017 - 6:58 am
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's Cabinet decided Wednesday to pull German troops and reconnaissance aircraft out of Turkey's Incirlik air base after Turkish officials refused to let lawmakers visit them. The decision announced by Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen followed a lengthy...
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FILE -- In this May 21, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump, right, holds a bilateral meeting with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Trump sided with Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries Tuesday in a deepening diplomatic crisis with Qatar, appearing to endorse the accusation that the oil-rich Persian Gulf nation is funding terrorist groups. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
June 06, 2017 - 7:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump injected the United States into a volatile crisis among America's Mideast allies, siding Tuesday with Saudi Arabia and other countries against Qatar in a dispute that threatens to disrupt efforts to defeat the Islamic State group and counter Iran. In a...
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June 06, 2017 - 6:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new Pentagon report says China's construction of a military outpost in Djibouti (jih-BOO'-tee) is the first of what will likely be an ongoing expansion in friendly foreign ports around the world to support distant deployments. It predicts that Pakistan may be another potential...
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FILE -- In this May 21, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump, right, holds a bilateral meeting with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Trump sided with Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries Tuesday in a deepening diplomatic crisis with Qatar, appearing to endorse the accusation that the oil-rich Persian Gulf nation is funding terrorist groups. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
June 06, 2017 - 4:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump injected the United States into a volatile crisis among America's Mideast allies, siding Tuesday with Saudi Arabia and other countries against Qatar in a dispute that threatens to disrupt efforts to defeat the Islamic State group and counter Iran. In a...
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Map locates Bahrain, Egypt, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates; 2c x 3 inches; 96.3 mm x 76 mm;
June 05, 2017 - 12:59 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries severed ties to Qatar on Monday and moved to cut off land, sea and air routes to the energy-rich nation that is home to a major U.S. military base, accusing it of supporting regional terror groups. Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia...
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