Kurdish–Turkish conflict

5 YPG/PKK terrorists surrender to Turkish forces

A total of five YPG/PKK terrorists have surrendered to security forces in southeastern Turkey, authorities have said.

Three YPG/PKK terrorists, fleeing from northern Syria, turned themselves in at border posts in Şanlıurfa's Suruç and Mardin's Nusaybin districts, the defense ministry said on Feb. 18 in a tweet.

2 YPG/PKK terrorists surrender to Turkish forces 

Two YPG/PKK terrorists surrendered to Turkish security forces in southeastern Turkey, the defense ministry announced on Feb. 17.

The ministry said that two YPG/PKK terrorists fleeing from northwestern Syria turned themselves into Turkish security forces in border posts in southeastern Kilis and Şanlıurfa provinces.

US, Russia compete for approval on Twitter amid Idlib crisis

As tensions continue to rise in the last Syrian rebel bastion of Idlib, Russia and the United States are now battling, in Turkish, on an unprecedented turf: Twitter.

The U.S. Embassy in Ankara posted a video on its Twitter account with the caption "Eyes on Idlib."

The video's message voiced solidarity with Turkey and said the U.S. will "use its power for peace in Syria."

3 YPG/PKK terrorists surrender to Turkish forces

Three YPG/PKK terrorists surrendered to Turkish security forces in the country's southeast, Turkey's National Defense Ministry said on Feb. 13.

Terrorists fleeing the terror group's shelters in northern Iraq and Syria turned themselves in at border posts in Şanlıurfa province's Suruç district and Sirnak's Silop district, the ministry said in a statement.

Ankara urges EU to take principled stand against terror

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Feb. 12 called on the EU and other European countries to take a "principled and honorable" stand against terrorism.

Erdoğan spoke at a meeting in Turkey's southeastern province of Kahramanmaras where he said no treacherous activities against Turkey would succeed either on the field or at the table.

Iraqi court sentences two to death over killing of Turkish diplomat

An Iraqi court has sentenced two suspects to death for the killing of a Turkish diplomat and two Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) citizens in the northern Iraqi city of Erbil.

The 2nd Criminal Court in Erbil sentenced two people to death over the killing of diplomat Osman Köse and two KRG citizens and handed down jail time for four more suspects in connection with the killings.

Turkish Authorities Prevented a Large-Scale Terrorist Attack in Turkey

So far, 7 people have been arrested.

Turkish authorities have prevented a large-scale terrorist attack. A powerful bomb inside a court building in Şırnak province has been defused, the Anadolu Agency reports.

So far, seven people have been arrested and reportedly involved in the terrorist act.

Car bomb kills 4 civilians in Syria's Afrin

At least four people were killed in a car bomb attack in Afrin city of northwestern Syria on Feb. 10, state-run Anadolu Agency reported.

An explosive-laden vehicle detonated in the center of the city, killing four civilians and injuring 15 others, some of whom are in critical condition, said the sources who asked not to be named for fear of reprisal.