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Military bases planned

10 Sep, 2014

The UK is planning to set up or expand three military bases in the Middle East to respond to the threat of ISIS. An infantry battalion may be based in the United Arab Emirates while a training post in Oman could be used, and the Royal Navy is believed to hope that the port in Bahrain could be increased in size to accommodate more sailors and bigger warships. Defence source:

You could see an infantry battalion based in al-Minhad, being able to train alongside the Emirates