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Turkish military seizes arms, ammunition in Afrin. Machine gun, Kalashnikovs, hand grenades ... Turkish armed forces on Friday seized arms and ammunition in Syria's northwestern Afrin region, which was recently liberated during the Operation Olive Branch. In a message posted on its official ... military
Baku, Azerbaijan, April 24. By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend: Turkish Armed Forces are changing their uniforms, Turkish media reported April 23 citing military sources. Reportedly, the new military uniform is designed according to NATO standards and its difference is associated with low visibility for ...

By Omer Koparan and Adham Kako. ANKARA. Turkish Armed Forces along with Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters continue to search and clear the landmines and other explosive devices in order to strengthen security in Afrin, Syria. Turkish troops and FSA have launched a new operation to search ...
Dragged into a civil war that has been ongoing for the last 30 years, Somalia is trying to get back on its feet and the Turkish Armed Forces' training base in Mogadishu ... He has been trained and educated at the Turkish military training base in the Somali capital of Mogadishu for the past couple of months. military base

A 100-vehicle military convoy of Turkish Armed Forces on its way to the Morek region to establish the ninth observation post in Idlib, Syria on April 7, 2018. (AA). Turkish military has set up its ninth observation post in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib, the military announced on its Twitter account ...
The Greek air force has intercepted a Turkish military drone above the southeastern Aegean island of Rhodes, Greek newspaper Kathimerini said. The drone, an Anka unmanned aerial vehicle, was intercepted by F-16 fighter jets after twice entering Greek airspace at an altitude of around 6 km above ...
Relations with the Iraqi central government, however, have been frayed by Turkey's continuing presence in Bashiqa, east of Mosul, where the Turkish military has established a base during the fight against the Islamic State. The Turkish government has decided to keep the base in commission for another ...
"Over the past period, Iran's authorities have not spoken out against Turkish military operations in the region," Yildirim said. Earlier, Turkey's president stated that the Turkish Armed Forces could begin military operations against the PKK in Iraq's Sinjar. On March 29, the Turkish Armed Forces cleared the ...
A total of 3,820 militants have been "neutralized" since the start of Operation Olive Branch in Syria's Afrin region, the Turkish military said in a statement on March 31. Turkish authorities often use the word "neutralized" in their statements to imply the militants in question either surrendered or were killed or ...
The armed Kurdish group has been in intermittent conflict with Turkish armed forces for decades, since launching a separatist insurgency in Turkey in 1984, and has built up strong networks and affiliate groups in neighbouring countries including Syria. While Qandil is an important PKK sanctuary, and the ...
Civilians in Syria's northwestern Afrin are returning to liberated areas after the Turkish Armed Forces (TAF) and Free Syrian Army (FSA) cleared their villages and districts from ... In the meantime, the Turkish military will provide security. ... The Turkish military targets the PKK/Daesh terrorists and not civilians.
Turkey's military on Friday found headquarters buildings of the terrorist group YPG/PKK during security sweeps in areas of Afrin, Syria liberated from terrorists. Turkey launched Operation Olive Branch on Jan. 20 to clear terrorist groups from Afrin, northwestern Syria amid growing threats from the region.
The Turkish military continues to provide support for the delivery of humanitarian assistance in Syria's Afrin, while the Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH) ... In a statement released Saturday, the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) said that Turkish soldiers continue to participate in the distribution of food and aid ...
Turkish military on Saturday destroyed eight improvised explosive devices of the YPG/PKK terrorist group during security sweeps in Syria's Afrin region. According to the Turkish General Staff, the explosives were found in Jinderes district's Arab Ushagi town and were later destroyed. Turkey launched ...
Turkey's military on Friday found headquarters buildings of the terrorist group YPG/PKK during security sweeps in areas of Afrin, Syria liberated from terrorists. Turkey launched Operation Olive Branch on Jan. 20 to clear terrorist groups from Afrin, northwestern Syria amid growing threats from the region.

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Iraq categorically rejects any Turkish military action on its soil, Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari said Wednesday, hours after reports said Iraq approved operations by Ankara against separatist Kurds in its north. A statement by the foreign minister's website said Jaafari, ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari has conveyed his country's strong opposition to a Turkish military operation against any group on its territory, following threats from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that they may attack Kurdish armed groups based in the country.
Merkel strongly condemns Turkish military offensive in Syria. German Chancellor Angela Merkel pointed to the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, but also blamed Russia for 'just watching' the events unfold. FILE: Chancellor Angela Merkel. Picture: United Nations Photo. Russia · Germany · Angela ...
With Turkish led military forces scoring a decisive victory in Syria against the YPG Kurdish militia, speculation is rife in Turkey of early general and presidential elections. Sunday's capture of the key Syrian town of Afrin from the YPG was perfectly choreographed to coincide with Turkey's Martyrs Day.
Turkish soldiers patrol a road near Cukurca in the Hakkari province, southeastern Turkey, near the Turkish-Iraqi border October 22, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer. Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Iraq and Turkey have agreed that the latter can launch military operations on the joint borders presumably targeting ...
"The report that the Turkish armed forces bombing a hospital in Afrin is false," the military said on Twitter, adding that the country was campaigning in a way that would not hurt civilians. Since launching its ground offensive in the Afrin region in January, the Turkish military has pushed YPG forces back from ...
A convoy of Turkish Armed Forces entered Syria on Saturday to establish a new observation point in northwestern Aleppo, according to an Anadolu Agency correspondent on the ground. The military convoy has safely reached the Anadan district of Aleppo, said the correspondent. Turkish troops have ...
"Reports that Turkish armed forces bombed a hospital in Afrin are false," the military said on Twitter, adding that it was carrying out the campaign in a way that would not hurt civilians. Since launching its ground offensive inside Syria's Afrin region in January, it has driven YPG forces back from the Turkish ...
ANKARA - The Turkish army dropped leaflets on northern Syria's Afrin region on Friday, calling on Kurdish fighters to surrender and "trust the justice" of Ankara, the military said, after a night of heavy shelling against the region's biggest town. "The Turkish Armed Forces are in Afrin to bring peace, calm and ...
Turkish soldiers are fighting for women and children trapped in Syria's Afrin region, according to a ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party lawmaker on Thursday. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, parliamentarian Ayse Kesir drew attention to the plight of women and children in Afrin who were being ...
The Turkish Armed Forces and Free Syrian Army (FSA) on Wednesday liberated eight more villages and a hill from terrorists during Operation Olive Branch in Syria's northwestern Afrin region. According to Anadolu Agency correspondents in the field, the villages of Goz, Kafr Dali al Fawqani, Ma'arratah and ...
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag announced that the country's armed forces had lost 42 soldiers since the start of the Operation Olive Branch in Syria's northern district of Afrin, while 202 servicemen had sustained injuries, local media reported on Tuesday. The Turkish ...
The Turkish Armed Forces and Free Syrian Army (FSA) on Tuesday liberated five more villages from YPG/PKK-Daesh terrorists during Operation Olive Branch in Syria's northwestern Afrin region. According to Anadolu Agency correspondents in the field, the villages of Maghar Juqq and Darmashkanli in ...
Turkish military says its troops, Syrian opposition fighters begin siege of Syrian Kurdish-held city. By The Associated Press. ANKARA, Turkey — Mar 13, 2018, 4:01 AM ET. 0 Shares. Email. Star. 0 Shares. Email. Turkish military says its troops, Syrian opposition fighters begin siege of Syrian Kurdish-held city .
Turkey's military and its rebel allies have encircled the northern Syrian town of Afrin, the Turkish armed forces said on Tuesday. It marks a substantial advance in Turkey's offensive against Kurdish fighters across its southern border. Turkey launched its operation “Olive Branch” in northern Syria nearly two ...
Kurds say Syrian city of Afrin is being 'ethnically cleansed' by Turkish military. Hospitals are struggling to save those caught up in airstrikes and shelling, many of them young children, in a city under siege. 15:51, UK, Saturday 10 March 2018. Syrian Kurds mourn in the northern town of Afrin during the funeral on February 1,.
A total of 2,872 militants have been “neutralized” since the start of “Operation Olive Branch” in Syria's northwestern Afrin district, the Turkish General Staff said in a statement on March 6. Turkish authorities often use the word “neutralized” in their statements to imply the militants in question either surrendered ...
The advance of the Turkish military and Free Syrian Army (FSA) toward Syria's Afrin as a part of Operation Olive Branch from multiple fronts was expedited ... The special forces arrived after Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) announced that the second phase of Operation Olive Branch was launched to cut roads ...
The Turkish military and the Free Syrian Army (FSA) have advanced on the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militants in Syria's Afrin district, claiming several strategic points, including a town center and at least five villages. "Shaykh al-Hadid, located in the west of Afrin, is the third town center ...
The Turkish military and the Free Syrian Army (FSA) have advanced on the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militants in Syria's Afrin district, claiming several strategic points, including a town center and at least five villages. “Shaykh al-Hadid, located in the west of Afrin, is the third town center ...
Turkish military expert and a member of the left-wing nationalist Vatan Party (Patriotic Party), retired Major General Beyazıt Karataş said in an interview with Russian Sputnik News that Turkey can withdraw from NATO without any concerns now that the Russian leader Vladimir Putin showed off his country's ...
A total of 2,434 YPG/PKK-Daesh terrorists have been "neutralized" since the launch of Operation Olive Branch in Syria's northwestern Afrin region, the Turkish General Staff said in a statement on Saturday. Turkish authorities often use the word "neutralized" in their statements to imply the terrorists in ...
The Turkish General Staff said on March 2 that a total of 2,295 militants have been “neutralized” since the start of “Operation Olive Branch” in the northwestern Syrian district of Afrin. Authorities use the word “neutralized” in statements to imply that the militants in question either surrendered or were killed or ...
The Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) announced on Feb. 24 that 32 Turkish soldiers have been killed and 183 others have been wounded since the start of the operation. Another Turkish soldier was killed on Feb. 25 in Afrin, the military stated. After Turkish and FSA forces cut off the access YPG militants in ...
Gen. Hulusi Akar's visit comes a day after Turkish foreign minister's meeting with Jordan king in capital Amman. home > Turkey, middle east 20.02.2018. Turkish military chief visits Jordan. Features. Archive. By Mumin Altas and Laith al-Junaidi ANKARA/AMMAN. Jordan's King Abdullah II met Tuesday with Turkish Chief of ...
The Turkish Armed Forces and Free Syrian Army (FSA) on Tuesday liberated eight more villages from YPG/PKK-Daesh terrorists as part of the Operation Olive Branch in northwestern Syrian region of Afrin. Turkey-backed FSA forces cleared the Zaytuna village in Sharan district located in the northeastern ...
After finding a promising gas field off Cyprus last month, the drillship Saipem 12000 was scheduled to head for another lease site to the east. However, her crew encountered an unusual problem: opposition from Turkish military forces. Her charterer, Italian oil major Eni, said that the vessel was stopped by ...
Turkey's President and leader of ruling Justice and Development Party Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrives to address the party members in Istanbul, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. Erdogan has announced that a Turkish military helicopter has been "downed" Saturday in northern Syria during Ankara's offensive on ...
The number of "neutralized" militants in Turkey's operation in northwestern Afrin, Syria has risen to 4,254, while 37 militants were also neutralized in operations over the past week in northern Iraq and eastern Turkey, the Turkish army said on April 21. In a written statement, the Turkish General ...
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The Turkish military denied on Saturday that it had struck a hospital in Syria's Afrin region, where it is waging a nearly ... "Reports that Turkish armed forces bombed a hospital in Afrin are false," the military said on Twitter, adding that it was carrying out the campaign in a way that would ...
A total of 3,149 People's Protection Units (YPG) militants have been “neutralized” since the start of “Operation Olive Branch” in Syria's northwestern Afrin region, the Turkish General Staff said in a statement on March 9. Turkish authorities often use the word “neutralized” in their statements to imply the ...
The Turkish Armed Forces and Free Syrian Army (FSA) forces liberated two more villages from YPG/PKK-Daesh terrorists Saturday as part of the Operation Olive Branch in northwestern Syria's Afrin. The villages of Abu Kab and Hajilar in the Jindaras area, located southwest of Afrin, have been cleared of all ...
The Turkish General Staff said in a statement on Feb. 26 that a total of 2,059 militants have been “neutralized” since the start of “Operation Olive Branch” in the northwestern Syrian district of Afrin. The authorities use the word “neutralized” in statements to imply that the militants in question either surrendered ...


 

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