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Updated 4:59 PM EDT, Fri, Oct 11, 2019

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China will Open More Foreign Military Bases Worldwide in the Future

China's new naval base is located only 13 kilometers away from Camp Lemonnier, the largest U.S. military base in Africa.

Ministerial Meeting Of The Forum On China-Africa Cooperation Held In China

China Ramps up Military Base, Port Construction in Djibouti

China continues to invest in Djibouti in Africa, with the construction of a military base and a $590 million port near the city.

China's military base in Africa is raising concern to the US, which also has an outpost nearby.

China's First Overseas Military Base Raises 'Significant Concerns'

China's alleged first overseas naval base in East Africa's Djibouti is raising red flags for the US military, which also has a military outpost just nearby.

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China’s First Overseas Military Base at Djibouti Stokes US Suspicion

China refers to the Obock naval base as a "support facility."

Djibouti officially inaugurated its end of the Djibouti-Ethiopia speed rail on Wednesday

Djibouti Inaugurates Electric Railway Line Built by China

China has forged further in its relationship with the African community after the launch of a $3.4 billion electric railway line linking Djibouti-Ethiopia. The 750km railway line was inaugurated on Tuesday at the Nagad Railway station in Djibouti.

To Africa

Japan Expanding Naval Base in Djibouti to Diminish Chinese Military Power in Africa

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) has operated a military base in Djibouti since 2011.

Hunting for Houthis

US Aerial Drones from Djibouti Hunting Houthi Missile Battery that Attacked USS Mason

"It's no secret that Iran has been actively supplying them and giving them the tools of war," said Capt. Davis.

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China’s First Overseas Military Outpost and Naval Base to Open in 2017 at Djibouti

China refers to the Obock naval base as a "support facility."

President Xi Sends Special Envoy to Djibouti;  Site of Firs Chinese Overseas Military Base in Africa

President Xi Sends Special Envoy to Djibouti, Site of China's First Overseas Military Base in Africa

Chinese President Xi Jinping has sent a special envoy to the small African nation, Djibouti, where Beijing's first overseas military base is currently being constructed.

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