Kurdistan Workers' Party

Militants Kill 10 Iranian Soldiers Near Iraqi Border

Iran’s semiofficial Tasnim news agency reported on July 21 that militants killed 10 soldiers from the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) …

Middle East

"Make these monsters go home", Afrin residents tell Turkey | Ahval

Residents of the northern Syrian city of Afrin are suffering under the rule of Islamist militants five months after Turkey’s military helped them …

Middle East

Trump calls on Erdoğan to release jailed American pastor Brunson

ISTANBUL<p>U.S. President Donald Trump on July 19 urged his Turkish opposite Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Twitter to help release an American pastor kept …

Turkey

PKK's logistics head 'neutralized': Turkish General Staff

ANKARA - Anadolu Agency<p>Turkish airstrikes “neutralized” nine militants, including a high-ranking one, in the country’s southeastern Şırnak and Siirt …

Middle East

Imprisoned Turkish artist Zehra Doğan smuggles thank-you letter to Banksy from jail.

A mural by Banksy and Borf in New York City calling for the release of Turkish artist and journalist Zehra Doğan. Photo by Benjamin Sutton for …

Banksy

Judge: Mich. cafe owner won’t be deported

Ibrahim Parlak has been facing deportation for more than a decade but will now be allowed to stay in the U.S.

Immigration

Turkey: 2 British Brothers Arrested for 'Terror Propaganda'

Turkey’s state-run news agency says authorities have arrested two British citizens of Iraqi heritage for allegedly engaging in “terror propaganda” on …

Terrorism

Turkish military kills eight Kurdish militants in northern Iraq and southeast Turkey

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The Turkish military killed eight Kurdish militants in air strikes in northern Iraq and southeastern Turkey at the weekend, it said on Sunday.<p>The air strikes were carried out on northern Iraq’s Zap region and Turkey’s southeastern provinces of Sirnak and Van, the military …

Middle East

Turkish military says killed 10 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The Turkish military carried out air strikes in northern Iraq's Avasin-Basyan and Sinat Haftanin areas on Wednesday, killing 10 Kurdish militants there, it said in a statement.<p>Weapons storages and shelters were destroyed as a result of the air strikes, the military said on …

World News

Turkish air strikes kill 26 militants in southeast Turkey, Iraq - army

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>X<p>Dear Reader,<br>As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, …

Middle East

Turkey says begins patrols in Syria's Manbij, will enter town step by step

ANKARA (Reuters) - Military patrols in the northern Syrian city of Manbij have begun and Turkish forces will enter the town step by step, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday.<p>Speaking to reporters in the southern province of Antalya, Cavusoglu said Manbij would be cleared of the Syrian …

World News

Turkey says its air strikes kill 26 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The Turkish military said on Friday air strikes its forces carried out killed 26 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in northern Iraq's Qandil mountain region on June 12, the state-run news agency Anadolu reported.<p>The PKK, which has fought a decades-old insurgency against …

Middle East

Turkey in contact with Iran over Qandil operation, minister says

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>X<p>Dear Reader,<br>As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, …

Middle East

Turkey in contact with Iran over Qandil operation: minister

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey is in contact with Iran about conducting a possible military operation against Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in the northern Iraq region of Qandil, close to the Iranian border, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said.<p>"We are in contact with Iran," …

World News

Turkish military says destroys 12 targets in northern Iraq

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>X<p>Dear Reader,<br>As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, …

Middle East

Turkey will drain 'terror swamp' in Iraq's Qandil, Erdogan says

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>X<p>Dear Reader,<br>As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, …

Middle East

Erdogan says Turkey will strike northern Iraq if Baghdad does not clear Kurdish militants

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey will strike Kurdish militant camps in the mountains of northern Iraq in Qandil, Sinjar and Makhmur if the Iraqi central government does not clear the area of militants, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday.<p>FILE PHOTO: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan addresses his …

Middle East

Erdogan: Turkey will strike n. Iraq if Baghdad does not clear Kurdish militants

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>X<p>Dear Reader,<br>As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, …

Middle East

Turkish military says air strikes 'neutralize' 15 Kurdish militants

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>X<p>Dear Reader,<br>As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, …

Turkish Military

Turkey, rebel allies have lost hundreds in Afrin fighting, Erdogan says

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey and its Syrian rebel allies have lost “hundreds” of fighters in total since the start of a campaign in northwest Syria three months ago, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, with the rebels suffering the bulk of the losses.<p>Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan addresses …

Middle East

Report: Three Turkish soldiers killed in Kurdish militant attack

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>DIYARBAKIR - Kurdish militants attacked Turkish security forces in southeast Turkey early on Monday, …

Middle East

Three Turkish soldiers killed in Kurdish militant attack: security sources

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) - Kurdish militants attacked Turkish security forces in southeast Turkey early on Monday, killing three soldiers and wounding one, security sources said.<p>They said the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants staged the attack in the Kuyutepe military base area of Sirnak …

World News

‘Turkish national has no terror links’

RAMANATHAPURAM<p>Mahir Devrim (43), the Turkish national who landed in police net here on Saturday night when he clandestinely arrived at Serankottai …

United Arab Emirates

Turkey says France sending troops to Syria would be 'invasion'

Turkey on Saturday warned France against increasing its military presence in Syria, saying it would be an "invasion", as tensions between Paris and …

Middle East

What's Turkey Trying to Achieve in Syria?

Erdoğan is attempting to cement his political legitimacy among Syrian Sunnis by portraying himself as their savior.Nature abhors a vacuum, and this …

Middle East

Turkey's Threats to Intervene in Iraq's Sinjar Raise Concerns

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's repeated threats to storm Iraq's Sinjar region, triggered fear and concern among its population as Yazidi MP …

Middle East

Six Turkish security force members killed in Kurdish militant attack: security sources

Six Turkish security force members killed in Kurdish militant attack: security sources<p>DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) - Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) …

Turkey

Germany sells arms to Turkey despite Afrin offensive, German broadcaster reports

Last week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel called the Turkish offensive in the Syrian enclave "unacceptable." But that has not stopped her government …

North Africa

Pro-gov’t coalition vows firm action against Turkey if northern Iraq threatened

A Turkish armored vehicleBaghdad (Iraqinews.com) – Iraq would take a firm action against Turkey if the latter violated international laws and …

Middle East

Iraq assures Turkey it can corral area's Kurds

Iraq's prime minister said Tuesday that he has ordered the military to take full control of the country's borders as tensions escalate with Turkey, …

Middle East