General Staff of Turkey

Two Turkish soldiers killed in Sirnak in clash with PPK

Turkish soldiers clashed with Kurdish militants in a rural area of southeast Turkey near the Iraqi border on Friday morning, the armed forces said. The firefight occurred around 9.30 am (0630 GMT) in the Uludere district of Sirnak …

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Turkey's Hurriyet changes its editor-in-chief

Turkey's Hurriyet newspaper has changed its editor-in-chief, a day after strong criticism of the prominent daily by the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for a story suggesting discord between the government …

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Turkish soldier killed in Syria, four injured

One Turkish soldier was killed and four others were injured in clashes during the ongoing Operation Euphrates Shield in northern Syria's al-Bab, the military said. The injured soldiers were immediately taken to a nearby hospital for …

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 Turkish army kills 48 ISIS militants in Syria

Turkish-led air and ground operations in Syria killed 48 ISIS militants on Sunday while Turkish warplanes destroyed 23 buildings and shelters used by the jihadists, Turkey's armed forces said in a statement on Monday. "Turkish …

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Turkish Army destroys 57 ISIL targets in Syria

Turkish forces have destroyed a total of 57 ISIL terrorist group targets alongside one Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) position in the past 24 hours as part of the Euphrates Shield operation in northern Syria, Turkey’s General Staff …

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 Turkey hits ISIL and PYD targets in Syria

Turkey hit 162 ISIL and 12 PKK/PYD targets on Saturday as part of the Euphrates Shield operation in northern Syria, Anadolu reports. The Turkish General Staff said in a statement that a terrorist was injured in two airstrikes …

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 'Turkish Pentagon’ to be formed near Ankara

The National Intelligence Agency, the Defense Ministry, the Turkish General Staff and other security commands will be moved to the Etimesgut district of Ankara, as a part of measures taken after the failed July 15 coup attempt, the Habertürk …

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Advisor to Chief of Turkish General Staff arrested

Advisor to the Chief of the General Staff of Turkish Armed Forces for Justice Issues, Major General Dinçer Ural has been arrested, News.az reports. Report informs citing Hürriyet that he is suspected of …

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Erdogan endowed with new powers

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been endowed with new powers: from now on, he is entitled to appoint the chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces. Earlier, the chief of the General Staff was appointed …

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