Likely Iranian proxy militants attacked a Turkish military base in Ninewa Province, Iraq, on January 2, 15, and 16.  Local sources reported another IED attack near a Turkish-backed military base in Afrin that occurred simultaneously with the al-Bab attack.  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the Israeli President may visit Turkey for the first time since 2007. Al Shabaab targeted the Turkish military base in Mogadishu, Somalia on January 18, killing Turkish-trained Somali soldiers. The group conducted a similar attack targeting the Turkish base in Somalia in July 2021.
Source: Ethiopian News January 22, 2022 03:23 UTC