Turkish Ministry of Defense

Turkish sappers to help Azerbaijan in clearing mines

The engineering and sapper units of the ground forces of the Turkish Armed Forces have begun to conduct mine clearance operations in Azerbaijani territories liberated from the Armenian occupation, according to the Turkish Ministry of …

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Turkish and Russian defense chiefs discuss Karabakh

Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu and Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar discussed the peace deal between Azerbaijan and Armenia and the latest situation in Syria in a phone call, the Turkish Defense Ministry said Tuesday. …

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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 says 6 killed in bomb attack near Syria border

A bomb attack by the Kurdish YPG militia killed 6 people and wounded 11 on Tuesday in the northeastern Syrian town of Tel Abyad, near the Turkish border, the Turkish Defence Ministry said. The Arab town, from which Turkish-backed …

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Turkish soldier killed in explosion in Idlib

Turkey’s defense ministry has announced the death of a Turkish soldier in Syria's Idlib. In a statement, the ministry said the soldier was wounded in an explosion and died later in a hospital. It said the explosion took …

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Two Turkish soldiers killed, six wounded in Syria

Two more Turkish soldiers have been killed and six wounded in an attack by Syrian government forces in northwest Syria’s Idlib region, the Turkish Defence Ministry said. Immediately after the Syrian forces opened fire, …

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Turkey 'neutralizes' 76 soldiers in Idlib

Turkish forces hit 54 targets in Syria’s northwestern region of Idlib and "neutralized" 76 Syrian government soldiers, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said. Akar said Turkey’s armed forces had …

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Four Turkish troops killed in Syria shelling

Four Turkish military servicemen have been killed and nine others wounded by shelling in Syria’s idlib province, the Turkish Ministry of National Defense said in a statement. According to Turkey’s NTV television, …

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Northeast Syria bomb attack kills 4 Turkish soldiers

Four Turkish soldiers were killed in a car bomb attack in northeast Syria yesterday, the Turkish Defense Ministry said. It said the attack occurred during a roadside security check in the region east of the Euphrates river in Syria, …

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