Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK)

Soylu: 5-kg explosive device found in Istanbul

The Turkish police have found and neutralized an explosive device at a bus station in Istanbul, planted by the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said. "Today, the police of Istanbul have …

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Turkey starts foreign operation against PKK

According to Turkish media, the Turkish army launched a military operation against the Kurdistan Workers' Party in northern Iraq, where the militants are located.  Turkey considers the PKK a terrorist organization. According to …

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Turkey neutralizes 25 terrorists in northern Iraq

Turkey neutralized 25 terrorists, including one senior, in an air operation in the Hakurk and Qandil regions in northern Iraq, Turkish defense minister Hulusi Akar said. Speaking during his visit to Bucharest, Akar said Turkey …

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Turkey: PKK terrorist surrenders to security forces

As a result of persuasion efforts, another PKK terrorist surrendered to security forces in Turkey, according to the Interior Ministry on Saturday.   The ministry said in a statement that the terrorist, who escaped from …

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Turkey neutralizes 10 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq

Turkish security forces neutralized at least 10 PKK terrorists in an air operation in northern Iraq, according to the Turkish National Defense Ministry. "As a result of the coordination between the Turkish Armed Forces and National …

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Turkish airstrikes hit PKK terrorists in Iraq

Turkish security forces killed nine PKK terrorists in northern Iraq during a cross-border counterterrorism operation in the region, unintentionally killing two Iraqi military officers and raising tensions between the two countries. …

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Turkey: 4 PKK terrorists surrender to security forces

At least four PKK terrorists surrendered to security forces in Turkey, local authorities said, Anadolu agency reported. A PKK/KCK terrorist, identified by the initials B.K., surrendered to security teams in the Cizre district …

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Turkey: 8 YPG/PKK terrorists get aggravated life terms

A Turkish court on Thursday gave eight YPG/PKK terrorists aggravated life sentences, Anadolu agency reports. The Sanliurfa Heavy Criminal Court No. 6 sentenced Ibrahim Halaf, Mahmud Eddahir, Fendi Ahmed, Ali Sellum, Ahmet Utman, Ahmed …

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Turkey condemns Belgium for failing to try PKK suspects

Turkeys' Foreign Ministry has criticized the Belgian Federal Prosecutor's Office's decision to ratify a ruling by the Belgian Chamber of Indictments to prevent an investigation into 36 terrorist PKK-linked suspects for disregarding …

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Five terrorists surrender to Turkish forces

Five PKK terrorists surrendered to Turkish security forces yesterday, according to Turkey's National Defense Ministry. "Five PKK terrorists who escaped from the shelter areas in northern Iraq surrendered to our security …

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