The Interior Ministry will send a team of inspectors to the Black Sea province of Trabzon to investigate allegations of negligence in the recent killing of a 15-year-old boy by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)
Militants of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) were planning to stage attacks by disguising themselves as police officers in the southern province of Adana.
Turkey bid farewell Aug. 12 to a 15-year-old boy who was killed in an attack by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the Maçka district of the Black Sea province of Trabzon a day earlier
Category: DENİZ ZEYREK
These days there is a single item on the agenda of the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) in northern Iraq: The Sept. 25 independence referendum. KRG President Masoud Barzani has started a public relations campaign. On the one hand, he is making visits, and on the other, he is frequently giving interviews, cultivating the “no retreat from the referendum” perception.
Category: GÜVEN SAK
I recently read Henry Kissinger’s remarks in June about Turkey.
Two Turkish soldiers killed were killed in outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) attack in the southeastern province of Batman on Aug. 12.
The killing of 15-year-old boy by outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the Black Sea province of Trabzon on Aug. 11 has been condemned by Turkish society and the political parties
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) is planning to erect a monument in the western province of Çanakkale, marking the five-day congress it will hold from Aug. 26 to 30 to criticize the current state of justice in Turkey.
The United States understands Turkey’s concerns regarding the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and the region and takes them seriously, the U.S. State Department spokesperson has said.
Three outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants suspected to have been behind an assassination attempt against a district head on July 7 and the killing of a district gendarmerie station commander on July 24, were killed in an air strike in the southeastern province of Siirt on Aug. 11, the Siirt Governor’s Office has said in a statement.
Alexey Yerkhov, the new Russian ambassador to Ankara who replaced his murdered predecessor Andrey Karlov, has said he feels no security concerns in the country
The partnership between the United States and the People’s Protection Units (YPG) in the fight against jihadists in northern Syria is “creating the ground for other terror organizations in the region,” Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has said
Turkey has confirmed German lawmakers will visit German troops based in a military base in the Central Anatolian province of Konya as part of a NATO trip, after efforts by the alliance’s secretary-general to resolve the row between the two allies.
Turkey has limited cross-border movements at its Cilvegözü border crossing on the Syrian border because the area “has been taken by a group that Turkey considers a terrorist group,” which sources name as the al-Nusra Front
A deputy from the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has been sued multiple times for calling the July 15, 2016, failed coup attempt, which left 250 people dead, a “play.”
Journalist associations and thousands signing an online petition were pushing on Aug. 8 for the release of a freelance French journalist detained in Turkey since July 26, accused of having links to the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG).
Turkey has begun building a “security wall” along part of its border with Iran, regional officials said on Aug. 8, in a move aimed at stopping illegal passages
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım chaired a security meeting on Aug. 9 with Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, Customs and Trade Minister Bülent Tüfenkci, Presidential Spokesperson İbrahim Kalın, Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar and intelligence chief Hakan Fidan.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Turkey has been at odds with its biggest military ally the U.S. for some time over Washington’s selection for a partner in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), or DAESH in Arabic initials.
The U.S.-led coalition campaign to destroy the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) enters its fourth year, with authorities declaring concrete improvement, as Turkey, a key player in the coalition, also intensifies separate efforts for ceasefire in its neighbor Syria
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