Turkey and Syria

Turkey doesn't notify U.S. on new military operation in Syria

Turkey doesn't notify U.S. on new military operation in Syria

Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby said in a press briefing on Thursday that the US Defense Department has not received any official notification from Ankara regarding its planned military operation in northern Syria. The Turkish armed …

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 …

Turkey eliminates PKK terrorist in Syria

Turkey eliminates PKK terrorist in Syria

The Turkish Intelligence Organization (MIT) on Sunday eliminated a member of the PKK terrorist organization in northern Syria’s Ain al-Arab. The terrorist was implicated in the death of Turkish troops and personnel. Ekrem …

Turkey to help million Syrian refugees to return back home

Turkey to help million Syrian refugees to return back home

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the country's authorities are preparing a project that will allow one million Syrian refugees residing in the country to voluntarily return to their homeland. According to him, the …

Turkish troops, drones strike northern Syria

Turkish troops, drones strike northern Syria

Turkey’s artillery shelled the Abu Rasin region in northern Syria’s Hasaka Province on Monday. According to the SANA news agency, Turkish servicemen used armaments and mortars located in the border security zone created by Turkish …

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' 6 terrorists in Iraq and Syria

Turkey 'neutralizes' 6 terrorists in Iraq and Syria

Turkish security forces "neutralized" six YPG/PKK terrorists in northern areas of Iraq and Syria, an authority said on Monday. Turkey's National Defense Ministry said in a statement that two terrorists were neutralized in …

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 …

Turkey to rid northern Syria of PKK

Turkey to rid northern Syria of PKK

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Wednesday said the PKK, and its Syrian offshoot YPG, are targeting Turkey and Ankara is not going to watch the developments as a mere spectator. He made the remarks at a joint press …

Turkish border town of Karkamis fired on from Syria

Turkish border town of Karkamis fired on from Syria

The Turkish border town of Karkamis in Gaziantep province in southeastern Turkey was fired upon from Syria today, fortunately, there were no casualties, local authorities said. "Today, three shells fired from Syria exploded in …

Turkey "neutralizes" 3 YPG/PKK terrorists in Iraq and Syria

Turkey "neutralizes" 3 YPG/PKK terrorists in Iraq and Syria

Turkish security forces "neutralized" three YPG/PKK terrorists in northern Syria and northern Iraq, authorities said on Wednesday. One terrorist in the Operation Pence-Yildirim Zone in northern Iraq, and two terrorists in …

Syria urges Turkey and U.S. to withdraw troops at UNGA

Syria urges Turkey and U.S. to withdraw troops at UNGA

Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad called on the United States and Turkey to withdraw their troops from the Arab republic, and warned separatists in the country's north against seeking help from outside forces in his address to the UN …

Landmine explosion kills 4 Turkish soldiers in Syria

Landmine explosion kills 4 Turkish soldiers in Syria

A landmine ripped through a group of Turkish soldiers in Syria's northeastern province of Hasakah, killing four and wounding seven others, a war monitor reported. The landmine exploded in the area between the villages of Qashqai and …

Russia, Turkey and Iran make statement on Syria

Russia, Turkey and Iran make statement on Syria

Russia, Turkey and Iran have agreed to continue cooperation aimed at eliminating terrorists of the ISIS and Al-Nusra Front groups (outlawed in Russia) in Syria. In their joint statement after the 15th international meeting on Syria in …