More than 250 curfews were declared in Turkey over the last two years, according to the information gathered by the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (HRFT) Documentation Center
Deputy PM Bozdağ said Erdoğan’s call on Turkish citizens not to vote for Merkel, Schulz and Greens only aimed at Turkish-origin voters
Security forces killed at least five outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in eastern and southeastern Turkey, the military and security sources said on Aug. 19.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Iran’s chief of general staff, Major General Mohammad Hossein Bageri, became the first Iranian top soldier since the Islamic Revolution in 1979 to visit Turkey on Aug. 15. Bageri held talks with his Turkish counterpart General Hulusi Akar, but not only with Akar.
Tension rose late on Aug. 17 in Kütaya’s Altıntaş district over allegations that some workers who came to the district from southeastern provinces to work were making propaganda for the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Turkish security forces killed 58 outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants during last week’s operations, the military said in a statement on Aug. 18.
The British government urgently needs to prevent British citizens from joining a violent organization with a record of war crimes, a report from a London-based think tank said, referring to the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).
Category: SEDAT ERGİN
They are all actually well aware that they are in an abnormal situation. For example, the co-pilot of the tanker aircraft “ASENA 3,” Lieutenant Fatih Akbulut, said in his testimony, “The base commander said, ‘You will go north in the direction of Ankara, you will supply fuel to the aircraft that asks for fuel from you.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis will visit Turkey in the coming days, Turkish Presidential Spokesperson İbrahim Kalın stated on Aug. 17.
Iran’s Chief of General Staff Maj. Gen. Mohamed Baqeri kicked off his three-day Turkey visit on Aug. 15 with a meeting with his Turkish counterpart Gen. Hulusi Akar, with the security situation in the region dominating the agenda.
Turkish security forces seized two Swedish-made AT-4 missiles in the southeastern province of Şırnak’s Uludere district in a search conducted against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), the Turkish General Staff said in a statement on Aug. 16.
Russia understands Turkey’s stance on the People’s Protection Units (YPG) better than the United States, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Aug. 16.
Eleven arrested journalists and one singer appeared before a judge in Istanbul on Aug. 16 in a case into the alleged media links of the Fethullah Gülen movement, widely believed to be behind Turkey’s July 2016 coup attempt
Police have foiled a major attack by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) that had been planned to hit the Turkish capital Ankara.
Iran’s Chief of General Staff Maj Gen Mohamed Baqeri is due to hold talks in Ankara with top Turkish officials, in a rare visit in which all regional security issues, the fight against terrorism, and developments in Syria and Iraq
Category: AHMET HAKAN
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has launched the opening of a Coca-Cola factory in the western province of Isparta.
A number of examples from the past week have given worrying signals about the failure of the public security authorities, as well as the handling of cases by the police and gendarmerie forces, both of which are under the authority of the Interior Ministry.
A total of 17 people who were convicted over links to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) were captured while they were attempting to escape from prison in the southern province of Osmaniye on Aug. 15.
The head of the village (“muhtar”), where Eren Bülbül, the 15-year-old boy recently killed by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) was residing, told Doğan News Agency in an interview that security forces had asked him two days prior to the incident to refer two people who knew the area well and that no one wanted to participate in the operation out of fear.
Category: DENİZ ZEYREK
Syrian lands across from Turkey’s Cilvegözü border gate is being controlled by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), which has roots in al-Qaeda.
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