Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK)

Three Turkish mayors fired for suspected PKK links

Turkish authorities fired mayors of Diyarbakir, Mardin and Van for alleged ties to the PKK, a Kurdish group classified as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the country's Interior Ministry said. The pro-Kurdish …

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Turkish jets 'neutralize' 6 PKK terrorists in N. Iraq

Turkish fighter jets neutralized six more PKK terrorists in northern Iraq, the National Defense Ministry said on Saturday, Anadolu agency reports. Airstrikes were carried out in the Haftanin and Gara regions in coordination with …

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Turkish army eliminates three terrorists in northern Iraq

Turkish fighter jets hit weapon emplacements and shelters used by PKK terror group in northern Iraq, Turkish Defense Ministry said, adding that three militants were killed in the attack. In a statement, the ministry said airstrikes were …

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3 Turkish soldiers killed in mortar attack from Iraq

Three Turkish soldiers died on Saturday in a mortar attack by Kurdish militants launched from Iraqi territory, the Turkish Defense Ministry said, Arab News reported. “Three of our brothers in arms died as martyrs after mortar fire …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Turkey opens center to manage operation in Syria

Turkey's defense minister and chief of general staff on Saturday inaugurated a center in southeastern Sanliurfa province that would manage possible military operation against terrorists east of the Euphrates River in Syria, Anadolu Agency …

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