Mardin

Three Turkish mayors fired for suspected PKK links

Three Turkish mayors fired for suspected PKK links

Turkish authorities fired mayors of Diyarbakir, Mardin and Van for alleged ties to the PKK, a Kurdish group classified as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the country's Interior Ministry said. The pro-Kurdish …

Police prevents terrorist attack in Turkey

Police prevents terrorist attack in Turkey

A terrorist attack was prevented in Turkey's southeastern Mardin province. Turkish security forces have seized 150 kilograms of explosives during an operation against the terrorist PKK group in Mardin province,  Mardin …

Year of Göbeklitepe starts in Turkey

Year of Göbeklitepe starts in Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan declared 2019 as the year of Göbeklitepe. Speaking during his address at ruling Justice and Development Party's (AK Party) parliamentary group meeting, Erdogan said that …

Truck with 250 kilograms of explosives neutralized in Turkey

Truck with 250 kilograms of explosives neutralized in Turkey

A major terrorist attack was prevented in Turkey’s south-eastern Mardin province, the Turkish media reported. As a result of a special operation conducted by the provincial police, a truck loaded with 250 kilograms of explosives …

'Black gold' found in three provinces of Turkey

'Black gold' found in three provinces of Turkey

Oil fields have been discovered in three provinces of Turkey,according to the Turkish official newspaper Resmi Gazete. The message reads that the oil has been found in the provinces of Mardin, Sirnak and Bitlis. The potential of the …

 Turkish air strikes kill 11 PKK militants in Mardin and Hakkari

Turkish air strikes kill 11 PKK militants in Mardin and Hakkari

Turkish warplanes struck Kurdish militant targets in two areas of southeast Turkey overnight, killing 11 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) fighters, the army said. One air operation was conducted in the Dargecit district of Mardin province, …

 PKK releases footage of attack against Turkish security forces

PKK releases footage of attack against Turkish security forces

The Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) released a footage of two sabotage actions carried out in the east of the country against the Turkish army and law enforcers. Earlier, there were no official reports of these attacks. According to …

Two soldiers killed in Turkey's Mardin

Two soldiers killed in Turkey's Mardin

Two Turkish soldiers were killed in a bomb explosion this morning in Mardin, southeast Turkey, the Dogan News Agency reported. Suspected Kurdish rebels on Wednesday detonated explosives on a highway on a highway linking the cities of …

Turkey's Derik governor wounded in PKK attack dies

Turkey's Derik governor wounded in PKK attack dies

A district governor who was wounded in an PKK attack in the Derik district of the southeastern province of Mardin died in hospital, Gaziantep Gov. Ali Yerlikaya said. Derik District Gov. Muhammed Fatih Safitürk, …

Blast heard near government building in Turkey's Derik

Blast heard near government building in Turkey's Derik

An explosion has been heard near a government in building in a Kurdish-dominated town Derik in southern Turkey, local media reported. The Dogan news agency said several ambulances had rushed to the scene but it is currently unknown …

 19 PKK Members killed in Turkey's Mardin

19 PKK Members killed in Turkey's Mardin

Nineteen members of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) were killed in the southeastern province of Mardin by the Turkish Armed Forces, the country's General Staff said in a statement.  "The members of the separatist …

Turkish policemen injured in explosion in Mardin province

Turkish policemen injured in explosion in Mardin province

An explosion occured in the southern Turkish province of Mardin, local media reported. According to available information, an improvised explosive device was found near the road. Three policemen were injured as a result of this …

AKP office in Mardin attacked: three policemen injured

AKP office in Mardin attacked: three policemen injured

Three security officers were injured in a terrorist PKK attack in the southern province of Mardin late Sunday, the Anadolu agency reports with reference to a security source. The attack took place at the offices of the ruling Justice …

Explosion hits Turkish army convoy in Mardin

Explosion hits Turkish army convoy in Mardin

An explosion ripped through a bus carrying military personnel in Turkey's Mardin province, wounding eight soldiers, Reuters reports. Suspected Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants detonated an explosive device that had been …

US condemns terrorist attacks in Diyarbakir and Mardin

US condemns terrorist attacks in Diyarbakir and Mardin

The United States strongly condemned the latest attacks in southeast Turkey, which killed nine civilians. "We are in close touch with Turkish authorities and reaffirm our commitment to work together with Turkey to confront the …

At least 25 wounded in PKK attack in Turkey's Mardin province

At least 25 wounded in PKK attack in Turkey's Mardin province

PKK terror group on Wednesday carried out two simultaneous attacks on police vehicles in southeastern Turkey, wounding dozens of people, an official said, Daily Sabah reports. PKK detonated a roadside bomb in the town of Kiziltepe, in …

3 police officers killed by explosion in Mardin

3 police officers killed by explosion in Mardin

Three police officers were killed after PKK terrorists detonated roadside bombs in Turkey's southeastern Mardin province on Monday. A security source said PKK terrorists detonated the bomb in the Derik district as an armored police …

Military unit attacked in Turkey's Mardin

Military unit attacked in Turkey's Mardin

Kurdish militants carried out a car bomb attack on a military outpost in Turkey's Mardin province, near the border with Syria, Reuters reports. 11 soldiers were wounded, security sources said. …

 Police station attacked in Turkey’s Mardin

Police station attacked in Turkey’s Mardin

A police station in Turkey’s Mardin province came under an armed attack, the Dogan News Agency reports. Two police officers were killed in the attack, according to the preliminary reports. Reportedly, the Kurdistan …