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Turkey-Backed Militants Hiding Weapons in North Syria Despite Deal with Russia

ANKARA (Web Desk) Turkey-backed militants are reportedly hiding their heavy weapons in Syria’s Latakia, violating Russia-Turkey deal to establish a demilitarized zone between government and militants in Northern Syria.The so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it has not detected any signs of militant groups moving out from the demilitarized …

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PKK attack kills 7 Turkish soldiers, injures 2 others

BATMAN (Web Desk) Seven Turkish soldiers were killed and two others wounded in a PKK attack on Thursday in southeastern Batman province, according to local sources.In a statement, the Batman Governor’s Office said four soldiers were killed and five others were wounded in a rural area of Gercüş district.The terrorists …

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Turkey summons Saudi ambassador over missing journalist

ANKARA (Web Desk) Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Turkey was on Thursday summoned to the foreign ministry after a prominent journalist critical of Riyadh went missing, a Turkish diplomatic source said.Jamal Khashoggi, a contributor to the Washington Post, went to the Saudi consulate on Tuesday to receive an official document for …

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Turkish military to strengthen presence in Idlib: Erdogan

ANKARA (Web Desk) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated that his nation’s military will strengthen their presence in Idlib and reinforce their established observation posts.According to Erdogan, Turkey is working with their Russian partners to eliminate the radical groups in the Idlib Governorate, while also dissipating the hostilities between the …

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Turkey’s Erdogan at UN rails against sanctions ‘as weapons’

NEW YORK (Web Desk) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday sharply criticised the use of economic sanctions “as weapons” in his address to the United Nations, in an implicit swipe at the United States.None of us can remain silent to the arbitrary cancellation of commercial agreements, the spreading prevalence …

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Turkish president condoles with Iran over Ahvaz deadly attack

ANKARA (Web Desk) According to Daily Sabah ‘Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan conveyed his condolences to the people and government of Iran following the armed attack.’With such incidents, the sensitivities in the region grow,’ he added.Meanwhile, Turkish Foreign Ministry in a statement announced ‘We have learned with great sorrow that …

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Anger as Turkey jails 24 over airport protests

ISTANBUL: (Web Desk) Turkish activists and the opposition on Wednesday expressed outrage after a court jailed 24 workers ahead of a trial over their actions in protests against labour conditions at Istanbul’s giant new airport. Activists said that the authorities should be listening to the workers’ grievances rather than jailing …

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Turkey sends large batch of reinforcements to military post in Syria’s Idlib

ANKARA (Web Desk): Turkey’s military has reportedly deployed its most significant batch of reinforcements to Syria’s northwestern province of Idlib in weeks, as Ankara strives to prevent a full-scale offensive by the Syrian government against thousands of terrorists in the militant-held region. According to a report by the Hurriyet Daily …

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Russia, Turkey agree to create buffer zone in Syria’s Idlib

MOSCOW: (Web Desk) The leaders of Turkey and Russia say they have agreed to create a demilitarized buffer zone to separate Syrian government troops from Takfiri militant groups in the northwestern province of Idlib, as Ankara seeks to prevent a full-scale operation by the Damascus government against thousands of terrorists in …

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