“We need distant bases, and it may become possible one day to have bases on the shores of Yemen or Syria, or bases on islands or floating (bases),” said General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri, quoted by the Shargh daily newspaper. Source: Reuters
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Saudi security forces foiled an attack on the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca on Friday, state television Al-Ekhbariya and Al Arabiya TV reported. Source Reuters
Turkey rejected a call from four Arab states on Friday to shut down its military base in Qatar, saying the base was a guarantor of security in the Gulf and demands for its closure represented interference in its ties with Doha. Source Reuters
Dutch intelligence agencies are worried about the possible arrival of Turkish paramilitary thugs to Netherlands. ,, They can be used for possible extra-legal actions against political opponents of President Erdogan, “says the National Coordinator for Counterterrorism and Security (NCTV). Source AD