Turkish intel ‘neutralizes’ senior PKK/YPG terrorist

The National Intelligence Organization (MİT) has "neutralized" a so-called leader of the PKK/YPG terrorist organization in Syria, who was wanted under the "green category."

Security sources on March 22 revealed that the Turkish intel previously uncovered the terrorist activities and connections of Halil Tekin, code-named Seydo, before the operation in the Qamishli region.

Revived TV drama breaks Iraq’s taboos

After a 27-year hiatus, an Iraqi TV program banned by Saddam Hussein for its gritty depiction of life under sanctions has returned to portray drug lords thriving in the war-scarred country.

Television viewership in the Middle East traditionally peaks during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, when the faithful tune in to their favourite shows after breaking their daily fast at sunset.

Turkish soldier killed in PKK attack in northern Iraq

A Turkish soldier was killed in a harassment and infiltration attempt by the PKK terrorist organization in a cross-border operation zone in northern Iraq, Defense Ministry announced on March 19. 

The written statement said that the PKK terrorists' attempt in the Operation Claw-Lock zone also resulted in the injury of four Turkish soldiers.

Ankara, Baghdad mull to sign a framework agreement during Erdoğan’s visit to Iraq

Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan has disclosed a joint work with his Iraqi counterparts for signing a comprehensive bilateral agreement which will pave the way for increasing cooperation in security and economy during President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's visit to Iraq in April.