26 PKK/YPG terrorists neutralized: Ministry

A total of 26 PKK/YPG terrorists who were preparing to attack the Operation Peace Spring and Operation Euphrates Shield zones have been neutralized, the Defense Ministry has announced.

"Eighteen PKK/YPG terrorists have been neutralized by our Turkish Armed Forces in the Euphrates Shield zone," the ministry said in a social media post.

MİT neutralizes PKK member sought with red notice

A senior PKK member sought with red notice has been neutralized by the Turkish National Intelligence Organization (MİT) in a surgical attack with an armed drone in northern Syria, local media has reported.

Mehmet Gürbüz, codenamed "Rojhat Karakoçan," was killed along with four other terrorists near him in Ayn Issa, a town in the Tell Abyad district of Raqqa governorate.

Ministries working to retrieve smuggled Syrian artifacts

Türkiye's defense, interior and culture and tourism ministries have started a joint effort to retrieve historical artifacts smuggled out of Syria by terrorists in the region, local media has said.

A large number of historical artifacts have been seized so far from smugglers who took advantage of the turmoil in Syria and terrorists organizing plans for them.

US, PKK hold joint military exercise in Syria

U.S. soldiers have taken part in a joint military exercise with PKK/YPG terrorists in the countryside in Syria's northeast.

Photos from the exercise conducted by the U.S.-led Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve coalition and the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) against the ISIL were shared on the coalition's Twitter account, saying, "stronger together."

Türkiye captures ’senior’ ISIL leader: Erdoğan

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Sept. 9 that Turkish security forces had arrested a "senior executive" of the ISIL. 

Erdoğan said the commander was known as Abu Zeyd.

His real name was Bashar Khattab Ghazal al-Sumaidai, Erdoğan told reporters on board his flight home from a three-nation tour of the Balkans.

PYD/YPG terrorist nabbed in Istanbul Airport

A terrorist of PYD/YPG, PKK's Syrian offshoot, who came to Türkiye after receiving training in PKK's camps in Syria and Iraq has been caught in an operation at Istanbul Airport.

Being wanted for a while, A.Ö. passed through two checkpoints at Istanbul Airport by being searched. However, after she gave a fingerprint sample, her identity was revealed and she was detained by the police.

Fajon calls for cooperation in dealing with global challenges in Cairo

Cairo – Foreign Minister Tanja Fajon stressed the importance of cooperation and dialogue in dealing with key global challenges as she addressed a ministerial of the Arab League in Egypt’s Cairo on Tuesday. She also presented to the ministers Slovenia’s bid for the UN Security Council in 2024-25.