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Nine Turkey-backed rebels killed in clashes in Syria

Nine Turkey-backed rebels killed in clashes in Syria

Oct 07, – The rebels have seized control of just over 1,000 square km (386 square miles) of territory from the Islamic State militant group in the offensive, dubbed “Euphrates Shield”, since it was launched on Aug. 24, the military said. Nine Turkey-backed Syrian rebels were killed and 32 were wounded on Thursday fighting in […]

October 7, 2016 | By | Reply More
Turkish warplanes kill 20 Islamic State group fighters

Turkish warplanes kill 20 Islamic State group fighters

Sep 12, – Warplanes had struck three buildings identified as belonging to IS, the Chief of General Staff’s office said in a statement. Turkey’s military said Sunday that its warplanes killed 20 Islamic State group fighters in an attack on targets in northern Syria, while Turkey’s president renewed a pledge to destroy the group. A […]

September 12, 2016 | By | Reply More
Suicide car bomb attack kills 5 in Turkish town, PKK blamed

Suicide car bomb attack kills 5 in Turkish town, PKK blamed

Jun 09, – The state-run Anadolu Agency said the attack killed two female police officers, one of them pregnant, as well as three civilians. A total of 51 people, among them 23 civilians, were wounded in the attack in the town of Midyat, it reported. A Kurdish rebel suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle outside […]

June 8, 2016 | By | Reply More
Turkish warplanes strike PKK targets in southeast

Turkish warplanes strike PKK targets in southeast

Aug 11, – The Turkish military said jets hit 17 targets of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, around the Buzul mountain and the Ikiyaka region in Hakkari province, which borders Iran and Iraq, and later also targeted two anti-aircraft guns in the neighboring province of Sirnak, along the Iraqi border. Turkish warplanes struck Kurdish […]

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