Turkey and Iraq

Rocket fire from Iraq kills Turkish soldier in Hakkari

One Turkish serviceman was killed and four more people, including a civilian, were injured in the rocket fire from Iraq's northern areas controlled by the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), the authorities of Turkey's Hakkari province …

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Turkish army neutralizes nine PKK terrorists in Iraq

The Turkish Armed Forces neutralized nine Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) terrorists in northern Iraq in air operations during the last two days, according to a statement. It was reported that the PKK terrorists were preparing for …

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Turkish forces eliminate top PKK member in Iraq

Turkish forces eliminated a senior member of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which is listed as a terrorist organization in Turkey, during an operation in Iraqi Sinjar, the Turkish general staff said. "Ismail Ozden, a …

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Turkish army destroys terrorist hideouts in N. Iraq

Turkish jets destroyed terrorist shelters, hideouts, and weapons pits as part of anti-terror operations in northern Iraq on Friday, the military said on Saturday, Anadolu agency reported. In a statement, the Turkish General Staff said …

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Turkey's air strikes kill 26 PKK militants in Iraq

The Turkish military said air strikes its forces carried out killed 26 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in northern Iraq’s Qandil mountain region on June 12. Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said today …

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Turkish FM to visit Iraq

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will visit Iraq on Jan. 21, said the Turkish Foreign Ministry in a message Jan. 20, Trend reports. Cavusoglu will have a meeting with Iraq’s Foreign Minister …

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Nine Iraqi nationals die in Turkey road accident

Nine people have been killed and 28 have been wounded in a bus accident in the southeastern district of Silopi in Sirnak. The bus carrying Iraqi nationals had been moving from Turkey to Iraq, the Dogan News Agency reported. …

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Turkey launches operation in Iraq

The Armed Forces of Turkey in the fight against the Workers' Party of Kurdistan (PKK) launched a ground operation in Iraq, Trend reported citing Turkish media. Reportedly, the ground operations in the north of Iraq are …

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 Turkish jets destroy more than 40 PKK targets in Iraq

Over 40 PKK targets have been destroyed in an airstrike in northern Iraq, the Turkish military said. In a statement, the Turkish General Staff said the airstrikes were launched Monday in the Asos region near the mountainous border with …

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 Turkey to open new border gate with Iraq

Turkey and Iraq have agreed to open a new border gate and its construction will begin once the necessary security measures are taken, Turkey’s customs minister Bulent Tufenkci said. "I had the impression that …

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Turkish airstrikes kill 5 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq

Turkish fighter jets have killed five PKK terrorists in northern Iraq, the military said. According to an information note from the Turkish General Staff, the armed terrorists, who were reportedly planning an attack, they were killed in …

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