Davutoğlu, who has been mistaken so many times and who seems to have lost control over regional politics, accuses Syrian Kurds for the Ankara bombing…

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has announced that a Syrian national with links to the People’s Protection Units (YPG) was identified as the perpetrator of the attack in Ankara


Bomb attack has been carried out as military vehicle drove by on Diyarbakır-Lice highway, which left six soldiers dead, one heavily wounded.
A large explosion hit a military convoy on Feb. 18 in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır

Turkey attacks: a timeline

The car bomb in Ankara is the latest in a string of attacks in Turkey, which began in Diyarbakır last June

17 February 2016: Ankara
28 dead, 60 injured
A car bomb exploded during rush-hour traffic in central Ankara, in an attack targeting military personnel.

14 January 2016: Diyarbakır
Six dead, 39 injured
A bomb was detonated at the entrance of the Çınar district police complex, with attackers then reportedly firing rockets at the police HQ. A baby was killed in the attack. No group claimed responsibility, but officials blamed the Kurdistan Workers’ party (PKK).

Hundreds of armed rebels cross from Turkey into Syria, says monitor

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports 500 insurgents and Islamist fighters headed for town of Azaz where anti-Assad forces have lost ground

At least 500 rebels on Wednesday crossed the Turkish border, a monitor said, and headed for the Syrian town of Azaz in northern Aleppo province where opposition forces have suffered setbacks at the hands of Kurdish fighters.

Explosion hits another Turkish military convoy one day after Ankara attack

At least five people reportedly killed in attack in country’s south-east as government blames Kurdish rebels for attack that killed 28 one day earlier

Turkish fighter jets conducted a large-scale aerial campaign on Feb. 17 targeting outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) positions in northern Iraq

Turkey confirms Ankara blast was car bomb attack – video

Turkey’s deputy prime minister Numan Kurtulmus says on Wednesday that a car bomb has killed at least 28 people in the capital, Ankara. Kurtulmus also confirms that 61 people were injured when a vehicle carrying explosives detonated next to another vehicle carrying military personnel. There has been no immediate claim of responsibility


Car bomb in Ankara – in pictures

Explosion in Turkey’s capital has killed at least 28 people and injured 60 more


Syria Kurds ‘behind Ankara bombing’

Turkey’s prime minister says the deadly bombing in Ankara was carried out by Kurdish YPG militia based in Syria, and nine people have been arrested.
Twenty-eight people were killed and dozens wounded in Turkey’s capital Ankara yesterday (17 February) when a car laden with explosives detonated next to military buses near the armed forces’ headquarters, parliament and other government buildings.

Turkey vows revenge after deadly blast

Turkey vows to retaliate against the perpetrators of a powerful blast in the capital Ankara that left at least 28 people dead and 61 injured.
Turkish President Erdoğan and Saudi King Salman spoke by phone late on Feb. 16, with both describing attacks by Russia and Syrian government forces north of Aleppo as “worrisome”
The UN Security Council does not have any consensus at the moment on Turkey’s strikes on northern Syria, the council’s president for February has told reporters, correcting previous statement that all member states asked Turkey to “comply with international law”
The UN Security Council on Feb. 16 criticized Turkey for its strikes in northern Syria that are fueling fears of a serious escalation in the nearly five-year war

Thousands of Syrians walk towards border crossing with Turkey – video

Thousands of Syrians arrive at the Turkish border north of Aleppo on Thursday following increased fighting in the region. Video filmed by an eyewitness and local news agency SMART shows men, women and children carrying their belongings, walking towards the border crossing at Bab al-Salameh in northern Syria, some 30 miles north of Aleppo. Government troops and their allies broke through rebel defences to reach two Shia villages in northern Aleppo province on Wednesday

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