Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK)

Turkey 'neutralizes' 19 terrorists in northern Syria

Turkey 'neutralizes' 19 terrorists in northern Syria

Some 19 PKK terrorists have been neutralized in the scope of the Operation Olive Branch, Operation Peace Spring and Operation Euphrates Shield, the Turkish Defense Ministry has said. “Nineteen terrorists opening …

Why Turkey objects Finland and Sweden NATO bids

Why Turkey objects Finland and Sweden NATO bids

Ankara will not agree to admit Finland and Sweden to NATO after these countries refused to extradite suspected terrorists, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday. "There are reports that they won’t …

Does Erdogan close NATO doors for Sweden and Finland?

Does Erdogan close NATO doors for Sweden and Finland?

Turkey doesn’t favor Sweden and Finland joining NATO, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in Istanbul on Friday, potentially dashing the two countries’ hopes of a quick accession to the military alliance

How is the Turkish operation against the PKK going?

How is the Turkish operation against the PKK going?

Turkey aims to completely block Turkish-Iraqi border access to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) by capturing the remaining land corridor, effectively ending nearly 40 years of PKK infiltrations, sources close to the …

Turkey launches cross-border anti-terror operation in Iraq

Turkey launches cross-border anti-terror operation in Iraq

Turkey has launched a fresh cross-border anti-terror operation against the PKK terrorist group’s hideouts in northern Iraq, the country’s national defense minister said Monday. Operation Claw-Lock, in which commando and …

Turkish Army neutralises 14 militants in northern Syria

Turkish Army neutralises 14 militants in northern Syria

The Turkish Ministry of National Defense announced the neutralization of 14 terrorists in the framework of the Peace Spring and Olive Branch operations in northern Syria, the Anadolu Agency reports. "The militants of the Syrian …

Turkish Air Force targets terrorists in northern Iraq, Syria

Turkish Air Force targets terrorists in northern Iraq, Syria

The Turkish Air Force has struck terrorist targets belonging to the YPG/PKK in northern Iraq and parts of northern Syria, Turkey's National Defense Ministry said early Wednesday. The ministry announced in a statement that Operation …

Turkey ‘neutralizes’ 7 terrorists in northern Syria

Turkey ‘neutralizes’ 7 terrorists in northern Syria

Turkish security forces “neutralized” seven YPG/PKK terrorists in northern Syria, the Turkish National Defense Ministry said on Wednesday. The terrorists were targeted as they attempted to infiltrate the area of Operation …

Turkey 'neutralizes' 4 terrorists in northern Syria

Turkey 'neutralizes' 4 terrorists in northern Syria

Turkish security forces “neutralized” four YPG/PKK terrorists in northern Syria, the National Defense Ministry said on Tuesday. Three terrorists who were planning attacks were targeted in Turkey’s Operation Peace …

Turkish Armed Forces eliminate four terrorists in northern Iraq

Turkish Armed Forces eliminate four terrorists in northern Iraq

The Turkish armed forces have eliminated four militants of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in the Metin area in northern Iraq. This is stated in the message of the Turkish Ministry of National Defense. The operation was carried …

Turkish military eliminate dangerous terrorist in northern Iraq

Turkish military eliminate dangerous terrorist in northern Iraq

The Turkish Armed Forces, together with the special services, neutralized the most dangerous terrorist of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) Mehmet Hatip Aryturk in northern Iraq, the sources in the Turkish security structures informed. …

Turkey 'neutralizes' 4 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq

Turkey 'neutralizes' 4 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq

Turkey forces neutralized at least four PKK terrorists in northern Iraq, authorities said on Tuesday. Two terrorists were neutralized in the Gara region by armed forces, while two others in the Operation Pence-Yildirim zone by …

Soylu: 5-kg explosive device found in Istanbul

Soylu: 5-kg explosive device found in Istanbul

The Turkish police have found and neutralized an explosive device at a bus station in Istanbul, planted by the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said. "Today, the police of Istanbul have …

Turkey starts foreign operation against PKK

Turkey starts foreign operation against PKK

According to Turkish media, the Turkish army launched a military operation against the Kurdistan Workers' Party in northern Iraq, where the militants are located.  Turkey considers the PKK a terrorist organization. According to …