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New clashes erupted on April 27 between the Turkish military and an the YPG, regarded as a terror group by Ankara due to its link to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), but seen by the U.S.
The Turkish military said that it had killed 11 YPG militants after receiving RPG fire from YPG-held territories in Syria. There were no Turkish casualties.
At least 11 terrorists of PKK's Syrian wing, the Democratic Union Party (PYD) were killed on Friday after the group attacked a military border station in southeastern Turkey, the military said in a statement.
We will not allow efforts to form a terror corridor at our southern border," Erdogan said. A statement by the Turkish military on Friday said that Turkish Armed Forces responded to YPG's RPG fire on a border station in Sanliurfa, killing 11 militants ...
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Turkish military says kills 11 militants after Kurdish YPG fire from Syria. Istanbul (Reuters) - Turkey's military said that one of its outposts in the southeastern town of Ceylanpinar bordering Syria came under rocket attack early on Friday from ...
Six militants from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) were "neutralized" in air strikes conducted by the Turkish Air Force against targets in the eastern province of Tunceli, the Turkish military announced in a statement on April 27. The air ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - Turkish military and the People's Protection Units (YPG) have exchanged fire on the Syrian-Turkish border on Wednesday, with both sides claim they responded in retaliation.
Sulaimani - Criticizing Turkish military operations in Iraq's Sinjar and Syria that killed several Kurdish fighters, Russia said on Wednesday (April 26) that Ankara has hindered efforts to combat the Islamic State (ISIS).
On Tuesday, Turkish planes bombed Kurdish targets in Iraq's Sinjar region and northeast Syria, killing about 70 militants inside the two neighbouring states, according to a Turkish military statement. Dorrian said the US-led coalition had "let the ...
Turkey's policy of not allowing terrorist groups to survive and thrive at home and abroad saw a new development on Iraqi soil on Tuesday as Turkish jets hit PKK targets in northern Iraq's Sinjar region.
According to a Tuesday statement issued by the Turkish General Staff, some 40 terrorists in the Sinjar Mountain region -- and 30 others in Syria's northeastern Karacok Mountain region -- were "neutralized" as a result of Turkish military action. Ezidis ...
On Tuesday, Turkish planes bombed Kurdish militants in Iraq's Sinjar region and northeast Syria, killing around 70 militants inside the two neighbouring states, according to a Turkish military statement. It said warplanes struck Kurdish militant ...
Turkish warplanes carried out airstrikes on Tuesday against suspected Kurdish rebel positions in northern Iraq and in northeastern Syria, the military said, in a bid to prevent militants from smuggling fighters and weapons into Turkey.
"The Turkish military's operation is absolutely not against peshmerga forces," Erdogan said. He said there were approximately 2,000 PKK members in Iraq's Sinjar, which "we cannot allow to become" a PKK base.
The Turkish military launched air strikes against U.S.-backed forces fighting the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq Tuesday, killing several.
The Turkish military has carried out air strikes against the outlawed Kurdish workers' Party (PKK) militants near Iraq's Sinjar mountains and northeastern Syria to prevent the group from sending weapons and explosives for attacks inside Turkey, it said ...
Beirut, Lebanon (8:45 P.M.) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-'Abadi issued a statement on Tuesday condemning the Turkish military's unauthorized incursion.
A Greek court of appeals on Tuesday rejected the Turkish authorities' request for the extradition of three of the eight Turkish military officers that illegally entered Greece using a Turkish military helicopter in July 2016, in the aftermath of the ...
The Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) took action against PKK elements based in the Sinjar region of northern Iraq yesterday, the military said in a written statement.
A Turkish military statement said around 70 militants were killed in Tuesday's operations inside the two neighbouring states.
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The Turkish military said in a statement that their jets had bombed PKK bases in Shingal and in Syria. Pro-PKK news media reported that 18 members of the Peoples Protection Units (YPG) were also killed in a Turkish air strike in the town of Derik in ...
The Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) has carried out airstrikes against PKK terrorists near northern Iraq's Sinjar Mountain and areas in northeastern Syria, a statement released on Tuesday said.
The current Colonel of the Turkish Armed Forces, who was also present at the service, remarked that during the Gallipoli campaign, "the human race showed the whole world that the sides in a fight could make friends and become brothers".
A Turkish military statement said the pre-dawn strikes hit targets on the Sinjar Mountain in northern Iraq and also in a mountainous region in Syria.
Sulaimani - Turkish warplanes shelled positions of the Sinjar Resistance Units (YBS) and People's Protection Units (YPG) in the Kurdistan Region and Syria.
Turkish warplanes carried out airstrikes on Tuesday against suspected Kurdish rebel positions in northern Iraq and in northeastern Syria, the military said, in a bid to prevent militants from smuggling fighters and weapons into Turkey.
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Bayraktar Tactical UAVs, which are manufactured with national resources and described as fully domestic unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), are on the inventory of the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) and have successfully completed firing tests with locally ...
ISIL claimed credit for the attack, saying it was revenge for Turkish military involvement in Syria. The attacker opened fire with an automatic rifle, throwing stun grenades to allow himself to reload and shooting the wounded on the ground.
The Turkish military and police have in recent years provided heavy security on the day, with soldiers armed with sub-machine guns posted in the scrub surrounding the memorial sites, helicopters patrolling overhead and checkpoints on the road leading in.
In accordance with the agreement on military cooperation between Azerbaijan and Turkey, live-fire joint tactical exercises of the armed forces of the two ...
The exercises will be conducted in accordance with the agreement on military cooperation between Azerbaijan and Turkey, Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry said on Friday.
IS said it orchestrated the attack, saying it was revenge for Turkish military involvement in Syria. police arrested Masharipov more than two weeks after the attack, when he was found along with his four year-old son at the home of a Kyrgyz friend in ...
Erdogan aligned himself with an Islamist political party that for decades would put him at odds with a secular government run by the powerful Turkish military. His first real position of power came in 1994 when he was elected the first Islamist mayor ...
The Turkish military also killed a large number of militants during its Operation Euphrates Shield in Syria, where the Free Syrian Army (FSA) was backed by the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) in its battle to retake towns captured by the terrorist group ...
The Turkish military asserted that it has been carrying out operations in Syria to prevent the PKK's Syrian affiliate, the Democratic Union Party's (PYD) armed wing the People's Protection Units (YPG), from attacking east of Afrin and west of Manbij ...
Islamic State claimed credit for the attack, saying it was revenge for Turkish military involvement in Syria. The attacker opened fire with an automatic rifle, throwing stun grenades to allow himself to reload and shooting the wounded on the ground ...
The exercises will be conducted in accordance with the agreement on military cooperation between Azerbaijan and Turkey, Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry said on Friday.
NRT correspondent Nihad Oramari said Turkish military artillery bombarded the Kurazhari Mountains in Shiladze sub-district around 11 a.m.
The latest violence followed a week of clashes between the Turkish military and PKK militants in which more than 45 PKK fighters have been killed, state news agency Anadolu said.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has been under intense pressure from his own camp over the continued presence in northern Iraq of Turkish military bases. For its part, Ankara wants tougher action against the Turkish separatist Kurdistan workers ...
From a stronger-than-before collection of new things on the block, Christiaan Triebert of the Netherlands wins for his brilliant use of WhatsApp communications between the plotters of the Turkish military coup. As the plotters struggled through a night ...
Smart enough to vote, but too stupid to stay away from cigarette addiction." "In Turkey the Kurds have been designated a terror group and by definition they are a terror group.
Indeed, the United States has for decades provided unconditional support for Turkish authoritarianism, including the three times during past sixty years in which the Turkish military seized power and engaged in gross and systematic human rights abuses.
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - Greece will retry a Group of Eight Turkish military personnel, who fled Turkey after its failed July 15 military coup, in order to decide whether or not extradite them, as Ankara has persistently requested the Greek ...
Angry protests have been held in Baghdad over a Turkish military bases in northern Iraq. President Erdogan has also threatened Turkish military action against the Hashd al-Shaabi should they attack the Turkman-majority IS-held town of Tal Afar, close ...


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