Even though the eastern province of Ağrı’s governorate stated three members of the outlawed PKK had been killed in clashes after PKK members staged an attack on the Gendarmerie Command, the mayor of the district has claimed two of the dead were actually underage civilians
Three people died in an attack carried out against gendarmerie station in eastern Turkey. Governorship said perpetrators died while local newspapers told two teenagers and an adult were killed.
Outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants will not disarm or withdraw from Turkey as long as Ankara conducts ongoing airstrikes against PKK camps in Turkey and northern Iraq, according to an umbrella organization of Kurdish groups that includes the PKK
Two weeks after the United States and Turkey announced the plan, it is unclear which forces will fight the jihadists and what support they will receive.
One soldier and four civilians were wounded in a late Aug. 13 bomb attack by suspected members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) on a military post in the eastern province of Tunceli
Turkey’s political tensions were sharply evident Thursday, as the country’s leading Kurdish politician accused President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of “supporting ISIS” in the past. He said that Erdogan wants early elections as part of a strategy of “attacking the Kurdish movement” and reversing its recent political gains.Read full article >>