Turkey and Iraq

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Turkish warplanes hit PKK targets in Sirnak and northern Iraq

Turkish warplanes hit PKK targets in Sirnak and northern Iraq

The Turkish army carried out air strikes in rural parts of southeastern Turkey and northern Iraq, targeting logistics posts used by Kurdish militants, Reuters reports with reference to security sources said. Twenty jets took off from …

Turkey kills 32 IS fighters in Iraq after attack on tank

Turkey kills 32 IS fighters in Iraq after attack on tank

The Turkish army killed 32 suspected fighters from the Islamic State group in northern Iraq on Tuesday following an attack on one of its tanks, Haber7 reported. Turkish troops destroyed a building used by …

Turkish Air Forces bomb PKK base in Iraq's Qandil

Turkish Air Forces bomb PKK base in Iraq's Qandil

The Turkish Air Forces have carried out strikes against the PKK in the Qandil region of Iraq last night, the General Staff of the Republic said. "Eight jets bombed the targeted positions," TASS cited the General Staff as …

Turkish Air Forces attack Iraq's north

Turkish Air Forces attack Iraq's north

The Turkish Air Forces attacked bases of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party on the territory of northern Iraq. It is reported that airstrikes were carried out on the Qandil and Zakho PKK bases. The Turkish General Staff said that more than …

Davutoglu: Daesh attack proves need for our presence in Iraq

Davutoglu: Daesh attack proves need for our presence in Iraq

The recent Daesh attack on the Ba`shiqah military base proves the need for the Turkish military presence in northern Iraq, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said. "We discussed the situation with the Chief of the General …

Iraqi Kurdistan ready to supply gas to Turkey, media reports

Iraqi Kurdistan ready to supply gas to Turkey, media reports

The authorities of the Kurdish autonomy in northern Iraq plan to start supplying natural gas to Turkey by the end of 2016, an economic adviser to the Kurdistan Regional Government, Bewar Hansi, told at the Iraqi television …

Turkey bombing PKK in northern Iraq

Turkey bombing PKK in northern Iraq

Turkish Air Force planes are bombing PKK positions in northern Iraq. The Air Force carried out air strikes on the PKK’s positions near the settlements of Zap, Gare, Metina, Avshin and Qandil. The …

Turkish parliament allows military operations abroad

Turkish parliament allows military operations abroad

The Turkey's parliament extended a mandate that allows the country's authorities to use military force in Syria and Iraq for another year. The parliament authorized the use of the Turkish army in other states on October 2, …