Dozen PKK members killed in Turkish border town

17 January 2016 0

Turkish security forces killed 12 PKK terrorists in the southeastern district of Cizre, the military said in a statement Sunday. The Turkish General Staff said Saturday’s deaths in Cizre, on the Syrian border, were among 320 terrorists killed in the town since anti-terror operations were launched across southeast Turkey on Dec. 15. On Tuesday, the military said 578 PKK terrorists had been killed since the start of operations in five districts in the provinces of Read More

Civilians killed in PKK-linked car bomb attack

14 January 2016 0

Five civilians, including a five-month-old baby, were killed in Wednesday’s car bomb attack on a Turkish police facility, the prime minister has said. The incident took place in the Cinar district of Turkey’s southeastern Diyarbakir province at about 11.30 p.m. (2130GMT), Diyarbakir Governorate said in a statement.  A policeman is also among the dead. Diyarbakir Governorate – which blamed the terrorist organization PKK – also said shots were fired at police during the assault.  One Read More

Syria agrees to allow aid into besieged Madaya town: UN

8 January 2016 0

The Syrian regime has agreed to allow aid into besieged Madaya town where residents are reportedly starving to death, the UN said in Geneva on Thursday. Apart from providing aid to Madaya in the coming days, the UN will also provide assistance to two towns, Foah and Kefraya, in the Syrian province of Idlib which are besieged by rebel groups, it added. “We are particularly concerned about the plight of nearly 400,000 people besieged by parties Read More

Turkey summons Iran’s ambassador over Erdogan broadcast

8 January 2016 0

Turkey has summoned Iran’s ambassador to Ankara over the controversy created by some Iranian media outlets on Erdogan’s recent visit to Saudi Arabia. Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement Thursday the Iranian ambassador was summoned to the office over Iranian media broadcast that linked Erdogan’s visit to Saudi Arabia with the executions of 47 people there. The statement condemned the stories run by the Iranian media and the accusations against Erdogan, and Read More

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