terrorism in the east

U.S. introduces Russia and Turkey sanctions bill

U.S. senators introduced legislation that would slap sanctions on Russia following its support for Syrian President Bashar Assad, senator Bob Menendez wrote on Twitter. The bill, from Sens. Jim Risch and Bob Menendez, …

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Turkey eliminates 673 terrorists in northern Syria

A total of 673 People's Protection Units (YPG) terrorists have been neutralized since Turkey launched Operation Peace Spring in northern Syria, the Turkish Defense Ministry said. The ministry updated on Twitter the figure of the …

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Putin doubts Turkey to be able to contain ISIS in Syria

Turkey may not be able to contain militants from the ISIS terror group (outlawed in Russia) active in northern Syria while conducting a military operation in the region, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting of the …

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Turkish airstrike kills 3 PKK terrorists in N.Iraq

Turkish fighter jets neutralized three PKK terrorists in northern Iraq, the National Defense Ministry said, Yeni Safak reports. The terrorists were neutralized in Qandil region in a coordinated operation of the Turkish Armed Forces and …

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Hamza bin Laden was killed by US, Trump says

Hamza bin Laden, the son of the founder of the al-Qaeda terrorist group (banned in the Russian Federation), Osama bin Laden, was killed in the US counter-terrorism operation, US leader Donald Trump said. He "was killed during the …

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Four dead, 13 injured in Turkey's southeast after blast

 Four people were killed and 13 were badly wounded in southeast Turkey after improvised explosives placed on a road detonated as a vehicle carrying villagers was passing, the Diyarbakir governor’s office said, Reuters reported. …

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Terror attack prevented in Turkey's east

Two PKK terrorists were detained as a result of a special operation in Turkey's Mardin province, located in the country's east, Trend reports via Turkish media. Report noted that the detainees planned terror attacks in …

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FETO's so-called Turkey operative arrested in Istanbul

The suspected Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO) member, the so-called 'Turkey imam' of the terror group, was arrested in Istanbul, according to the police on Wednesday, Anadolu agency reports. The suspect, with initials …

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Wanted terrorist neutralized in Turkey

The Turkish Gendarmerie Command neutralized three terrorists, including one wanted by security forces, in the southeastern Siirt province, the Turkish Interior Ministry said. It was noted that among the terrorists was Ekrem Aksoy, …

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3 Turkish soldiers martyred in PKK attack

Three Turkish soldiers were martyred and seven injured on Sunday during Operation Claw 3 in northern Iraq, Turkish National Defense Ministry said in a statement, Anadolu agency reports. The ministry said that the casualties occurred …

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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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