Kurdish–Turkish conflict

Turkey neutralized over 18,000 terrorists since 2015, says minister

The Turkish security forces have neutralized a total of 18,140 terrorists since July 24, 2015, Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has said.

"As of July 24, 2015, every place that terrorists said 'inaccessible' was entered," he said while addressing military personnel at a dinner in the southwestern province of Muğla on June 6.

US envoy heads to Turkey seeking to ensure aid to Syrians

The U.S ambassador to the United Nations headed to Turkey late on June 1 seeking to ensure that humanitarian aid can be delivered to Syria across borders, a program Russia has severely limited in recent years while insisting the Syrian government should control all assistance to millions in need.

"We are world giants"

"For the first time in history, Turkey exports drones to NATO and European Union members," Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, commenting on the export of "TB2" fighter drones to Poland, at a joint press conference with Polish President Andrzej Sebastian Duda.

6 PKK terror suspects held in Turkey

Turkish security forces on May 23 arrested six PKK terror suspects in the capital Ankara and northwestern Istanbul province.

Turkish police carried out simultaneous operations at 14 places in Ankara and Istanbul on May 21 to arrest terror suspects. A former official of the People's Democratic Party (HDP) was among the suspects.

Turkey under attack? Drones targeted military bases VIDEO

The main targets of the attack were two military bases in the east of the country, more precisely the Command of Unmanned Aerial Systems in the province of Batman and the command of the 23rd Infantry Division in ırnak Province.
The Kurds used drones, and as the Turkish Ministry of Defense announced, there were no casualties or material damage.

Terror attack attempts thwarted in southeastern Turkey

Two attempted terror attacks at military installations in southeastern Turkey have been foiled, Turkish sources said early on May 21. 

Terrorists used three model planes to attack a UAV base in Batman province at around 11.10 p.m. Thursday (2130GMT), according to a statement by the governate.

All model planes used were neutralized and no casualties were reported, it added.

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