Turkish military forces have launched an operation against militant positions in Iraq’s northern semi-autonomous Kurdistan region, killing two members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) terrorist group, who were suspected of having planned the last month’s assassination of a Turkish diplomat in the regional capital Erbil.
Authorities in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region have accused members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militant group of ordering the assassination of a Turkish diplomat in the regional capital Erbil more than a week ago.
Turkish military forces have “neutralized” dozens of members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militant group following a string of artillery and airstrikes followed by operations by commando brigades in Iraq’s northern semi-autonomous Kurdistan region
A court in Turkey has handed down aggravated life sentences to dozens of former soldiers on charges of involvement in the July 2016 coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, which the Ankara government blames on US-based opposition cleric Fethullah Gulen.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has vowed to take to the UN the issue of the Israeli regime’s claim over the occupied Golan Heights, as the US president is to recognize Tel Aviv’s sovereignty over the Syrian territory.
Turkey’s unemployment rate jumped to 13.5 percent in the November-January period, its highest level in nine years, official data showed on Friday, in a fresh sign of the impact of last year’s currency crisis.
Turkey’s economic growth has softened but government moves to cut tax and accelerate the transfer of billions of lira to the Treasury mean Ankara currently sees no recession or negative growth, Finance Minister Berat Albayrak said.
The so-called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a US-backed coalition of mainly Kurdish militants that maintains a grip on northeastern Syria, together with its component, the People’s Protection Units (YPG), have censured Turkish threats of a new operation in the crisis-hit Arab country as a “declaration of war”, calling on world powers to stop the assault.