Turkey and Syria

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 …

Russian and Turkish military hold first joint training in Syria

Russian and Turkish military hold first joint training in Syria

The Russian military police and the Turkish armed forces have conducted the first joint training in the Syrian province of Idlib, the deputy head of the Russian Defence Ministry's Centre for Syrian Reconciliation, Rear Admiral Alexander …

Turkey says 6 killed in bomb attack near Syria border

Turkey says 6 killed in bomb attack near Syria border

A bomb attack by the Kurdish YPG militia killed 6 people and wounded 11 on Tuesday in the northeastern Syrian town of Tel Abyad, near the Turkish border, the Turkish Defence Ministry said. The Arab town, from which Turkish-backed …

Turkish soldier killed in explosion in Idlib

Turkish soldier killed in explosion in Idlib

Turkey’s defense ministry has announced the death of a Turkish soldier in Syria's Idlib. In a statement, the ministry said the soldier was wounded in an explosion and died later in a hospital. It said the explosion took …

Turkish soldier killed in explosion in Syria's Idlib

Turkish soldier killed in explosion in Syria's Idlib

A Turkish soldier was killed in the northwestern Syrian region of Idlib on May 27 after an explosion along the M4 highway, Turkey’s Defense Ministry said in a statement, Hurriyet daily reports. “During a road …

Russian military to hold talks on Idlib in Ankara on March 10

Russian military to hold talks on Idlib in Ankara on March 10

The talks involving Russia’s military delegation on the situation in the Idlib de-escalation zone will start in Ankara on March 10, the Turkish Ministry of National Defense said. "In accordance with the Moscow memorandum (on …

Russia and Turkey respect ceasefire in Idlib

Russia and Turkey respect ceasefire in Idlib

The situation in Syria's Saraqib has recently calmed down after Russia and Turkey agreed to restart a ceasefire in Idlib, RIA Novosti reported. Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart …

Russia to brief Syria on talks with Turkey

Russia to brief Syria on talks with Turkey

Russian President Vladimir Putin will brief his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad on the outcome of his negotiations with Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry …