Turkish-Kurdish conflict

Turkey declares Manbij and Euphrates operations

Turkey's Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said that Turkish army is preparing for a military operation in Syria. "Now we have Manbij and the east of the Euphrates in front of us. We are working intensively on this …

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Lavrov about US strategy in Syria

Washington intends to separate a large part of Syria and create an autonomy there with the support of the Kurds, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. According to the top minister, the US has some kind of …

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Turkey's defense minister reports on killed in Afrin

Turkey's Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli said five Turkish soldiers and 24 allied Syrian opposition force members have been killed so far in the cross-border offensive in the northwest Syrian enclave of Afrin. …

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Turkish military denies use of napalm in Afrin

The Turkish military vehemently claims of civilian casualties and the use of chemical or biological weapons in Operation Olive Branch in Syria's Afrin, noting that it does not own the prohibited material in its inventory. The …

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 Ankara: almost 350 terrorists killed in Afrin

Turkey’s Armed Forces and its ally, the opposition’s Free Syrian Army, have killed 343 members of terrorist groups since the start of Turkey's Operation Olive Branch in Syria's Afrin, Turkey’s General Staff said in a …

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Mogherini worried by Turkey's arrests of Kurd leaders

The European Union is "extremely worried" by Turkey's arrest of Kurdish opposition lawmakers and has called a meeting of EU national envoys in Ankara, the bloc's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini tweeted on Friday. …

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 Explosion rocks Turkey's Diyarbakir (VIDEO)

A car bomb has reportedly killed one person and wounded around 30 others in Turkey’s south-eastern city of Diyarbakır. The attack followed the overnight arrests of 11 lawmakers from the Peoples’ Democratic party (HDP), whose …

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More than 10 MPs detained in Turkey

Turkey detained two co-leaders and ten other lawmakers of Turkey's pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) early on Friday over reluctance to give …

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