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Lawmakers have unanimously approved the formation of a commission to investigate the failed coup attempt of July 15
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan held several phone conversations with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iraqi President Fuad Masum on July 26 and informed them about recent cross-border military operations against the outlawed PKK in northern Iraq and ISIL positions in Syria.
A fact-finding delegation from the Republican People’s Party (CHP) released a report they drafted upon visiting the border town of Suruç in southeastern Şanlıurfa province
The Turkish army’s ongoing military operations in Iraq and Syria to crack down on terrorists was engineered by the Justice and Development Party (AKP), whose objective to regain its one-party government is dragging Turkey into a “civil war,” the leader of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtaş, has claimed
The outlawed PKK has said the ceasefire between it and the Turkish government has “lost its meaning” after the Turkish army’s airstrikes
Şükrü Küçükşahin / Deniz Zeyrek – ANKARA
The Republican People’s Party (CHP) is prepared to assume the responsibility of forming a coalition for the sake of Turkey, despite being well-aware of the consequences, CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said
Turkey has completed the the third wave of airstrikes in Syria against ISIL and the second wave in Iraq against the PKK, hours after Turkish artillery shelled ISIL positions in northern Syria on July 25.
Members of parliament are expected to gather at an extraordinary meeting of the national assembly on July 29, as Turkish fighter jets and ground forces hit militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Syria and outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) camps in Iraq
ISTANBUL / ANKARA
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has confirmed that Turkey has agreed to let the U.S. use the İncirlik air base in southern Turkey for military operations against militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), “within a certain framework.”
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli has called on the Supreme Court of Appeals’ Prosecutor’s Office to take legal action against the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) for acting against the law on political parties by maintaining alleged ties with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)
Despite surface upheaval, Turkey’s Kurdish issue continues to be defined by decisions taken years ago by both the state and the PKK insurgents, author Cem Emrence tells Hurriyet Daily News
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