Kurdish separatism in Turkey

Two PKK terrorists nabbed in Istanbul, Azaz: Minister

Two PKK terrorists, preparing to carry out attacks, have been detained, one in Istanbul, the other in northern Syria, the interior minister has said.

Announcing the captures with tweets on Aug. 11, Süleyman Soylu firstly declared the capture of a suicide bomber in Azaz, a Syrian city some 30 kilometers away from Aleppo.

Deal with Nordic states just a beginning: Erdoğan

The deal Türkiye, Sweden and Finland agreed in Madrid is just the beginning of the two Nordic states' process to join NATO, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, underlining that Ankara will closely follow the implementation of the promises outlined in the document in regard to the intensified fight against terror.

Turkey Lifts Veto on Finland, Sweden, Joining NATO

(L-R front row) Foreign Ministers of Turkey, Finland and Sweden signing an agreement on Tuesday to unblock the Turkish veto on the Nordic countries joining NATO in the presence of NATO Secretary General Jens Stolteneberg (4r); Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (3r); the President of Finland, Sauli Niinisto (2r), and the Swedish Prime Minister, Magdalena Andersson (r), in Madrid, 28 June 20

Two PKK local leaders neutralized

Security units have neutralized two female PKK local leaders, Şükran Alp inside the country and Delal Azizoğlu in northern Iraq.

"In an operation in [the southeastern province of] Siirt, two terrorists were neutralized on June 17. One of them was Alp, codenamed 'Arin,'" the Interior Ministry reported on June 24.

MİT neutralizes PKK local leader in N Iraq

Turkish Intelligence Organization (MİT) has neutralized a PKK ringleader, Syrian citizen Hüseyin Şibli, codenamed "Ferhat Derik," in a surgical strike in northern Iraq's province of Sulaymaniyah.

According to local reports, Şibli, who was a high-rank PKK leader in Syria, was "assigned" recently to coordinate the terrorist organization's activities in Iraq.