Category: MURAT YETKİN
The defeat of the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), or DEASH, has started to seem certain, after the impending fall of Raqqa in Syria and Mosul in Iraq.
Three soldiers were killed in an outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) attack in the Uludere district of the southeastern province of Şırnak on June 27, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis left open on June 27 the possibility of longer-term assistance to the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in Syria, saying the U.S. may need to supply them weapons and equipment even after the capture of Raqqa from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)
Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks has criticized Turkish authorities for banning the LGBT Pride march in Istanbul for a third year running, urging them to uphold the right to freedom of assembly.
Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu has praised the security forces for their “heroism” in carrying out anti-terror operations across Turkey.
The German government has said it does not expect to see Turkish security agents accused of attacking protesters in Washington during President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to the upcoming G-20 summit in Hamburg, which will be held on July 7 and July 8
One soldier was killed and another was injured in an operation conducted against outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants at a rural area between the eastern province of Elazığ’s Karakoçan district and the provincial border of eastern Bingöl on June 26, Doğan News Agency has reported
President Erdoğan again remonstrates with the US for arming the YPG, calling describing military aid as a violation of NATO rules
A total of six suspected members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) were killed in the eastern provinces of Van and Erzincan on June 25, Doğan News Agency has reported
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) head Develt Bahçeli has stressed the importance of a swift conclusion to the trials of suspects in the case into the July 2016 coup attempt, believed to have been masterminded by the movement of U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen
Police detained some 44 people at an LGBT Pride march in Istanbul’s Taksim Square on June 25, which was previously banned by the Istanbul’s Governor’s Office for the third consecutive year
Turkey will 'never' allow the establishment of a state in northern Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, while criticizing the United States for cooperating with the Democratic Union Party (PYD) and its armed wing Peoples’ Protection Units (YPG)
A lieutenant was killed in an outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) attack in the Genç district of the eastern province of Bingöl on June 24
Turkey will thwart all regional plots and those who think otherwise will get their answers on the field, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said
Turkish security forces have killed 53 outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in operations in the eastern and southeastern provinces in the past week, the Turkish General Staff said in a statement on June 23
The Turkish government wants to set up a “joint mechanism” with the U.S. to collect arms sent to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) by the U.S. after the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is defeated, Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Işık has said.
There is no information that an abducted Turkish teacher has been killed by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), the governor’s office in the eastern province of Tunceli has stated
The May 25 meeting in Brussels between Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk was regarded as a chance for a new start in Turkey-EU relations.
Members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) have killed 23-year-old teacher Necmettin Yılmaz, who they had abducted last week in the eastern province of Tunceli
German prosecutors have filed espionage charges against a man accused of spying for Turkish intelligence on Kurdish movements since 2015
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