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5 PKK terrorists neutralized in southeast Turkey

5 PKK terrorists neutralized in southeast Turkey

At least five PKK terrorists were "neutralized" in Turkey's southeastern Siirt province, security source said on Thursday, Anadolu agency reported. Turkish authorities often use the word "neutralized" in their …

Turkey neutralizes almost 160 terrorists

Turkey neutralizes almost 160 terrorists

Turkish security forces have neutralized 159 terrorists in April, Turkey's Ministry of Defense said. Operations are ongoing to clear the PKK terrorist group from the region, particularly along the Turkey's southeastern border …

Syria accuses Turkey of supporting terrorists

Syria accuses Turkey of supporting terrorists

Syria's Permanent Representative at the UN Bashar al-Jaafari said that Turkey’s intelligence services support the terrorist group Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (new name of Jabhat al-Nusra outlawed in Russia) in Idlib …

Turkey hits PKK terror targets in northern Iraq

Turkey hits PKK terror targets in northern Iraq

Turkish airstrikes hit PKK terrorist targets in northern Iraq, Turkey's National Defense Ministry said on its website. The Turkish jets destroyed shelters, ammunition depots and weapon pits used by PKK terrorists in the Zap, Gara …

Israel warns tourists to leave Sinai over terror threats

Israel warns tourists to leave Sinai over terror threats

Israel warned Israelis vacationing in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula to leave "immediately," citing threats of terror attacks. The official warning was released by Israel's Counter-Terrorism Bureau hours after the ISIS …

Explosion in Damascus kills person

Explosion in Damascus kills person

One person was killed and five others wounded today when an explosion occurred in Syria's capital Damascus, state TV reported. According to the report, the explosion rocked the Naher Aysheh area south of Damascus. Investigations are …

Ex-head of Ankara Intelligence Department detained

Ex-head of Ankara Intelligence Department detained

Former head of the Intelligence Department of Ankara Sabri Uzun was detained in Turkey. According to the news reports, he is accused of supporting and promoting terrorism.  Other details of the operation …

Iran and Pakistan to form rapid reaction force at border

Iran and Pakistan to form rapid reaction force at border

Iran and Pakistan will form a joint quick reaction force to combat militant activity on their shared border, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said yesterday during a televised news conference with Pakistan’s Prime Minister …

4 killed as attack on Saudi police station foiled

4 killed as attack on Saudi police station foiled

Saudi Arabia has foiled a terrorist attack north Riyadh, killing four attackers, Xinhua reported citing Al Arabiya TV. The attack targeted the General Directorate of Investigation Centre in al-Zulfi suburb around 250 km north of Riyadh. …

Turkish police detains ISIS terrorists in Turkey's Izmir

Turkish police detains ISIS terrorists in Turkey's Izmir

Twelve militants of the ISIS terrorist group (banned in Russia) were detained during a special operation conducted by the provincial police in the country's Izmir province. The operation to detain terrorists was carried out in three …

Foreign nationals detained in Turkey over ISIS links

Foreign nationals detained in Turkey over ISIS links

Turkish security forces detained ten foreign nationals over links to the ISIS terrorist organization in Turkey's Izmir province. The Counterterrorism Branch of the Izmir Security Directorate conducted simultaneous operations in the …

Pompeo comments on Trump's decision on IRGC

Pompeo comments on Trump's decision on IRGC

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that with naming Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist organization the Trump administration had no intention to benefit Israeli Prime Minister …

Jihadists attack key city in western Syria, 5 killed

Jihadists attack key city in western Syria, 5 killed

Jihadist rebels launched several rockets towards the key city of Masyaf in the western countryside of the Hama Governorate, Al-Masdar News reports. The jihadist rebels in northwestern Hama reportedly fired several rockets into …

Air raids kill 5 IS fighters in eastern Afghan province

Air raids kill 5 IS fighters in eastern Afghan province

At least five militants affiliated with Islamic State (IS) group have been killed after the security forces' fighting aircraft pounded the militants' hideout in Chapa Dara district of the eastern Kunar province, said an army statement …

 Closest ally of PKK leader eliminated by Turkey

Closest ally of PKK leader eliminated by Turkey

Turkey conducted an operation to eliminate Riza Altun, a senior figure close to the PKK terror group's acting leader Cemil Bayık. After Altun’s location was established, the Turkish Air Force delivered a …

Trump confirms liberation of Syria and Iraq from ISIS

Trump confirms liberation of Syria and Iraq from ISIS

US President Donald Trump said that the US and its partners in the international antiterrorist coalition had liberated all the territories of Syria and Iraq from the militants of the ISIS terrorist group (banned in Russia). In addition, …