Turkey will start extraditing captured ISIL terrorists on Nov. 11 to their home countries, according to Turkey’s interior minister. “PYD releases Daesh terrorists and we capture them,” Süleyman Soylu said. His remarks came at an opening ceremony in the capital Ankara. “We tell Europe that we will send [ISIL terrorists] back to you, and we…

Turkish police arrested Thursday 17 foreign nationals suspected of having links with the Islamic State organization, reported the state news agency Anadolu. The 17 people, whose nationalities were not specified, were arrested in Ankara and taken to the headquarters of the anti-terrorist police for questioning, according to the agency. In the aftermath of the death…

At least 20 people were arrested Monday in the capital Ankara for their suspected links to the Daesh terrorist organization, also known as ISIS, a security source said. The suspects, all foreign nationals, were arrested in a joint operation by counter-terrorism units of the provincial police department and the Turkish National Intelligence Organization (MIT), said…

by Jacques MYARD Honorary Member of Parliament Mayor of Maisons-Laffitte President of the Cercle Nation et République Turkey’s attack on the Kurds, fighters against Daech, in the wake of the American withdrawal from northern Syria, rightly provokes the anger and disapproval of many countries and reveals a bellicose Turkey to the surprise of some. However,…

Two civilians were killed on Tuesday in south-east Turkey by shells fired from Syria where a Turkish offensive is underway against a Kurdish militia, local authorities reported. The shooting, attributed to YPG Kurdish forces, left two people dead and 12 wounded in Kiziltepe, a border town with Syria in Mardin province, the local governorate said,…

At least six civilians, including a baby and a girl, were killed and several dozen wounded on Thursday by projectiles fired at Turkish border towns by a Syrian Kurdish militia that is the subject of an Ankara offensive, according to the authorities. Three civilians were killed in Nusaybin, a border district of Syria in Mardin…

Turkish forces are ready to launch an offensive into neighbouring Syria, the Defence Ministry said on Tuesday, after U.S. President Donald Trump gave the green light for a Turkish military incursion into the Syrian Kurdish-held region. “Turkish armed forces will not allow for the formation of a terror corridor along its border. All preparations are…

Turkey is determined to “clean” northern Syria of “terrorists” who threaten its security, its Minister of Foreign Affairs said on Monday. For the Turkish minister, it is the Kurdish militia of the People’s Protection Units (YPG). “Since the beginning of the war in Syria, we have supported the territorial integrity of Syria and we will…

On Friday, September 13, an explosion occurred on the highway between Kulp and Mush in Diyarbakir province in southeast Turkey, killing at least seven people and injuring ten others, Anadolu reported. The publication indicates that two injured people were hospitalized in serious condition. Local authorities claim that a minibus carrying workers exploded on a mine….

Turkish National Defense Ministry said in a statement on Saturday that Ankara has launched “Operation Claw 3” against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the Kurdistan Region’s Duhok province. The statement pointed out that the aim of the military campaign, which was conducted on Friday, is to “destroy” the PKK fighters and their alleged positions…