A U.S.-backed Syrian opposition force said on June 11 that it had captured a northwestern neighborhood of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) self-declared capital of Raqqa, making it the second district to fall into their hands in as many days after the group launched a wide offensive to gain control of the extremists’ de facto capital
Six Turkish soldiers were wounded due to an outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) mortar attack on June 11, Doğan News Agency has reported.
Two Turkish soldiers were killed and three others were injured in outlawed Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) attack to a military base in southeastern province of Şırnak on June 9
A young music teacher was killed during an outlawed Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) attack on June 9 in the southeastern province of Batman, according to a gendarme source.
Category: CANSU ÇAMLIBEL
Now that the U.S. has finally pushed the button for the long-planned Raqqa operation in Syria to dismantle the so-called caliphate of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), the genie is out of the bottle.
Militants of the outlawed Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) militants fired a rocket at a Turkish military helicopter in the Çukurca district of the southeastern province Hakkari, forcing the hit vehicle to make an emergency landing, Doğan News Agency has reported.
A French photojournalist who has been held in Turkey for a month saw his mother on June 9 for the first time since being detained in an “emotional” meeting near the Syrian border.
The Istanbul Public Prosecutor’s Office on June 8 filed an indictment against the online chief of daily Cumhuriyet, seeking up to 10.5 years of jail time
Two soldiers and one civilian were wounded on June 9 in an outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) car bomb attack near a military station in the southeastern province of Batman, Doğan News Agency has reported
A French photojournalist detained in May by Turkish police while on assignment in the southeast has been deported, the French President’s Office and activist group Reporters sans Frontieres said on June 9
Currently used as a military base and has a NATO radar system, the Mardin Castle is waiting to be open to tourists. Officials say they will work on adding it to an array of tourist attractions.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The deadly raids on the Iranian Parliament and the tomb of Ayatollah Khomeini in Tehran on June 7, which claimed 12 lives, are grave contributions to the escalation of tension in the Middle East amid the Qatar crisis.
One Turkish soldier was killed in a clash with outlawed Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) militants in the southeastern province of Mardin late on June 7, Doğan News Agency has reported.
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
In this part of the world many things happen with no easy answers and no resolutions
A potential decision by the German parliament to remove its troops from İncirlik air base to another base will not affect Turkish contribution to the international coalition’s fight against jihadists in Syria, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said
Two Turkish ISIL militants responsible for a number of deadly attacks in the country have been determined to currently be in Raqqa
The İncirlik air base in southern Turkey is being used to support the U.S.-backed forces’ recent move to clear Syria’s Raqqa of ISIL
The Foreign Ministry has said a resolution passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on June 6 condemning a street brawl between protesters and Turkish security personnel outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence in Washington is “against the spirit of alliance” between Turkey and the U.S.
One Turkish soldier was killed in a clash with outlawed Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) militants in the eastern province of Van on June 7, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
U.S.-backed fighters gained ground against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the streets of Raqqa on June 7, a day after their months-long offensive finally broke into the jihadists’ Syrian bastion.
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