Base would be UAE’s second military outpost in region, which is becoming strategic interface between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
Former British diplomat Sir John Jenkins warns that any move to ban Brotherhood has to be carefully crafted.
Horn of Africa is particularly important because it has a 4,000km coastline that runs from Sudan to Kenya.
Agreement to establish Emirati military base includes UAE agreeing to provide training to Somaliland security forces.
Hawass, speaking to The Arab Weekly, says he is continuing to promote Egyptian antiquities and tourism on his foreign trips.
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