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Turkey's operation in Idlib largely completed

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the country’s military operation in northwest Syria‘s Idlib province was largely completed Speaking in parliament to members of his ruling AK Party, Erdogan …

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Turkey to build 6 submarines

Turkey plans to build six submarines in order to strengthen its defense power, the country’s  Defense Ministry said. According to the ministry, the initial cost of the project is estimated at $2.7 billion. The …

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Turkey sets up first observation post in Idlib

Turkey’s military has set up its first observation post in Idlib to monitor the ceasefire between the Syrian army and opposition groups as part of the creation of de-escalation zones inside Syria under the Astana process. …

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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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Two soldiers martyred in northern Iraq

Two soldiers were martyred in Iraq’s northern Zap region, the Turkish Armed Forces (TAF) said on Monday, Yeni Şafak reports. Eight Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) terrorists were neutralized in the air operation …

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Erdogan: Turkey considers S-500 systems

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said talks have been held with Russia on the S-500 system. He also noted that there was no problem with Turkey’s planned purchase of S-400 surface-to-air …

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Turkey starting "serious operation" in Syria's Idlib

Turkey said on Saturday that it and Syrian rebel groups it backs are starting a military operation in Syria’s Idlib, where a jihadist alliance is blocking efforts to impose a truce between insurgents and the Syrian government, Reuters …

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Turkish airstrikes hit PKK arms dumps in northern Iraq

Airstrikes on PKK bases in northern Iraq on Saturday destroyed arms dumps and shelters, the Turkish military said in a statement, Anadolu agency reports. The airstrikes targeted the terror camps in Metina region, according to …

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Turkey holds military drill near its border with Iraq

Turkey's military says it has kicked off a drill near its border with Iraq, as the northern Iraqi Kurdish region prepares to hold a referendum on independence on September 25. The military says the exercise started on Monday near …

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Turkey deploys 80 tanks to Syria border

Turkey sent 80 military vehicles to its southern border with Syria, the Anadolu news agency reported with reference to military sources. The deployment was part of reinforcements for troops stationed along the border. The vehicles were …

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US refuses to send F-16 training pilots to Turkey

The United States has refused to send F-16 warplane trainers to Turkey after Ankararequested them in order to fill the gap in the number of Turkish jet pilots, Hurriyet reported. The F-16 jets of American firm …

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Operations against PKK being held in eastern Turkey

Turkish security forces launched an operation against PKK militants in the eastern provinces of Bitlis, Van, Erzincan and Mus. At least seven PKK terrorists were killed during a counterterrorism operation. In addition, …

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