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Turkey nabs 3 terror suspects trying to flee to Greece

ANKARA At least three terror suspects trying to escape to Greece were arrested in northwestern Turkey, the country’s National Defense Ministry said on Saturday. In a statement, the ministry said the...

Turkey: Arrest warrants out for 57 FETO suspects

GAZIANTEP, Turkey Arrest warrants were issued for 57 suspects across Turkey over their suspected links to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), the group behind the 2016 defeated coup in the...

Another terrorist surrenders to Turkish security forces

ANKARA Turkish security forces have convinced another terrorist to lay down arms and surrender, the Interior Ministry announced on Tuesday. According to a statement by the ministry, through coordinated efforts of...

Duhok Governorate decries PKK execution of Iraqi man

DUHOK, Iraq Duhok Governorate in Iraq’s Kurdish region condemned Tuesday the execution of an Iraqi national by PKK terrorist organization in northern Iraq. “We condemn the kidnapping, detention, imprisonment, and martyrdom...
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Turkey 'neutralizes' 4 YPG/PKK terrorists in northern Syria

ANKARA Turkish security forces have "neutralized" at least four YPG/PKK terrorists in northern Syria, near Turkey's border, the National Defense Ministry said on Tuesday. Commandos neutralized four terrorists attempting to infiltrate...

Turkey arrests Daesh/ISIS terrorist wanted by Interpol

ANKARA  A Daesh/ISIS terrorist, sought by Interpol with a red notice, was arrested in the capital Ankara, a security source said on Tuesday. Counter-terrorism police teams found that French national Sarah...

Anti-terror op launched against PKK in southeast Turkey

MARDIN, Turkey Turkey launched an operation early Monday against the PKK terrorist organization in southeastern Mardin province. The city governorate announced that the anti-terror operation will take place in a total...

Turkish intelligence captures senior PKK terrorist in northern Iraq

ANKARA A senior PKK terrorist was brought to Turkey after he was arrested in an operation of Turkish intelligence in northern Iraq, security sources said on Wednesday. Ibrahim Parim, the so-called...

Arms, ammunition for PKK terrorists seized in N.Syria

GAZIANTEP, Turkey  Security forces on Sunday seized a truck carrying arms, ammunition for the PKK terrorist organization in Al-Bab province of northern Syria. Local security units received intelligence about the presence...

SE Turkey: Civilian victims of 1995 PKK attack honored

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey Locals in a rural neighborhood in southeastern Turkey on Thursday commemorated the deaths of 23 civilians, including six children and nine women, who were martyred by the PKK...

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ANALYSIS – How will Biden ‘reassess’ US-Saudi relationship?

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Italian FM holds phone call with DRC counterpart

ROME Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio held a phone call Monday with his counterpart in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Marie Tumba Nzeza, on...

EU allocates $47M in humanitarian aid for Rohingya

BRUSSELS The European Union on Tuesday announced €39 million ($47.4 million) in humanitarian aid to address the needs of Rohingya in Myanmar and Bangladesh. The bloc...

Ethiopian peacekeepers in S.Sudan resist going home

JUBA, South Sudan Several UN peacekeepers were injured during an internal brawl when 15 peacekeepers in South Sudan, originally from Ethiopia’s restive Tigray region, refused...

Niger: Bazoum wins presidential election runoff

LOME, Togo Mohamed Bazoum was elected Niger's president in the second round of polls, the election authority of the West African nation said Tuesday. Bazoum, the...