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Turkish soldier killed in Syria, four injured

Turkish soldier killed in Syria, four injured

One Turkish soldier was killed and four others were injured in clashes during the ongoing Operation Euphrates Shield in northern Syria's al-Bab, the military said. The injured soldiers were immediately taken to a nearby hospital for …

 Turkish army kills 48 ISIS militants in Syria

Turkish army kills 48 ISIS militants in Syria

Turkish-led air and ground operations in Syria killed 48 ISIS militants on Sunday while Turkish warplanes destroyed 23 buildings and shelters used by the jihadists, Turkey's armed forces said in a statement on Monday. "Turkish …

Turkish air strikes kill 19 Kurdish militants in north Iraq

Turkish air strikes kill 19 Kurdish militants in north Iraq

Turkish jets carried out air strikes against Kurdish militants in the Gara region of northern Iraq on Friday and killed 19 militants, Turkish military sources said on Saturday. The warplanes took off from an air base in Diyarbakir in …

 Turkey's Chief of Staff meets with US counterpart

Turkey's Chief of Staff meets with US counterpart

Turkey's Chief of Staff Hulusi Akar met with the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford at the Incirlik Air Base in the south of Turkey, according to statement released on the website of …

Turkish Army destroys 57 ISIL targets in Syria

Turkish Army destroys 57 ISIL targets in Syria

Turkish forces have destroyed a total of 57 ISIL terrorist group targets alongside one Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) position in the past 24 hours as part of the Euphrates Shield operation in northern Syria, Turkey’s General Staff …

 Turkey's coup organized by CEO of paper company

Turkey's coup organized by CEO of paper company

The second main suspected plotter of July 15 failed coup attempt, who collaborated with coup mastermind Adil Öksüz has been identified as Kemal Batmaz. The two men reportedly went to the US on …

 Turkey hits ISIL and PYD targets in Syria

Turkey hits ISIL and PYD targets in Syria

Turkey hit 162 ISIL and 12 PKK/PYD targets on Saturday as part of the Euphrates Shield operation in northern Syria, Anadolu reports. The Turkish General Staff said in a statement that a terrorist was injured in two airstrikes …

General Staff: 88 Turkish soldiers killed in clashes with PKK

General Staff: 88 Turkish soldiers killed in clashes with PKK

Turkish security forces have killed 417 Kurdish militants since late August, the General Staff of Turkey said. Since August 29, 417 PKK militants have been killed, 61 have been wounded, 41 have surrendered and 18 have been captured …

 'Turkish Pentagon’ to be formed near Ankara

'Turkish Pentagon’ to be formed near Ankara

The National Intelligence Agency, the Defense Ministry, the Turkish General Staff and other security commands will be moved to the Etimesgut district of Ankara, as a part of measures taken after the failed July 15 coup attempt, the Habertürk …

Advisor to Chief of Turkish General Staff arrested

Advisor to Chief of Turkish General Staff arrested

Advisor to the Chief of the General Staff of Turkish Armed Forces for Justice Issues, Major General Dinçer Ural has been arrested, News.az reports. Report informs citing Hürriyet that he is suspected of …

Erdogan endowed with new powers

Erdogan endowed with new powers

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been endowed with new powers: from now on, he is entitled to appoint the chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces. Earlier, the chief of the General Staff was appointed …

Turkish General Staff to be based outside Ankara

Turkish General Staff to be based outside Ankara

The General Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces will be based outside Ankara, the Haber7 newspaper reports with reference to sources in Turkish military circles. The newspaper didn’t mention the exact location. Changing …

 Turkey's military council promotes almost 100 colonels

Turkey's military council promotes almost 100 colonels

Turkey's top military council promoted 99 colonels to the rank of general or admiral and put 47 generals into retirement in its annual shake-up. President Tayyip Erdogan approved the council's key decisions, leaving armed forces …