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Turkish soldier killed in Syria, four injured

One Turkish soldier was killed and four others were injured in clashes during the ongoing Operation Euphrates Shield in northern Syria's al-Bab, the military said. The injured soldiers were immediately taken to a nearby hospital for …

 Turkish army kills 48 ISIS militants in Syria

Turkish-led air and ground operations in Syria killed 48 ISIS militants on Sunday while Turkish warplanes destroyed 23 buildings and shelters used by the jihadists, Turkey's armed forces said in a statement on Monday. "Turkish …

Turkish Army destroys 57 ISIL targets in Syria

Turkish forces have destroyed a total of 57 ISIL terrorist group targets alongside one Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) position in the past 24 hours as part of the Euphrates Shield operation in northern Syria, Turkey’s General Staff …

 Turkey hits ISIL and PYD targets in Syria

Turkey hit 162 ISIL and 12 PKK/PYD targets on Saturday as part of the Euphrates Shield operation in northern Syria, Anadolu reports. The Turkish General Staff said in a statement that a terrorist was injured in two airstrikes …

 'Turkish Pentagon’ to be formed near Ankara

The National Intelligence Agency, the Defense Ministry, the Turkish General Staff and other security commands will be moved to the Etimesgut district of Ankara, as a part of measures taken after the failed July 15 coup attempt, the Habertürk …

Advisor to Chief of Turkish General Staff arrested

Advisor to the Chief of the General Staff of Turkish Armed Forces for Justice Issues, Major General Dinçer Ural has been arrested, reports. Report informs citing Hürriyet that he is suspected of …

Erdogan endowed with new powers

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been endowed with new powers: from now on, he is entitled to appoint the chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces. Earlier, the chief of the General Staff was appointed …

Turkish General Staff to be based outside Ankara

The General Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces will be based outside Ankara, the Haber7 newspaper reports with reference to sources in Turkish military circles. The newspaper didn’t mention the exact location. Changing …

 Turkey's military council promotes almost 100 colonels

Turkey's top military council promoted 99 colonels to the rank of general or admiral and put 47 generals into retirement in its annual shake-up. President Tayyip Erdogan approved the council's key decisions, leaving armed forces …