Kurdistan Workers' Party insurgency

Senior PKK member neutralized in Iraq's north

Turkish security sources reported on May 13 that a senior PKK member has been neutralized in an operation conducted by the National Intelligence Organization (MİT) in northern Iraq's Gara region.

Sedat Aksu, operating under the codename Şevger Çiya, was reportedly behind orchestrating terrorist activities against security forces in Türkiye, Syria and Iraq, according to the sources.

Turkish forces ‘neutralize’ 32 PKK terrorists in Iraq’s north

The Turkish security forces have "neutralized" 32 terrorists identified as operating on behalf of the PKK terrorist organization in various regions of northern Iraq, the Defense Ministry announced on May 3.

The Turkish forces targeted the terrorists in the Haftanin, Gara, Hakurk and the Operation Claw-Lock zone, the ministry disclosed in a written statement.

Turkish forces ‘neutralize’ 12 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq

Turkish security forces have carried out an airstrike in northern Iraq, "neutralizing" 12 members of the PKK terrorist organization, the Defense Ministry has announced.

The airstrike took place in the Hakurk region of northern Iraq, targeting terrorists identified as operating on behalf of the PKK in the area, according to a written statement issued on April 15.

4 PKK terrorists ‘neutralized’ in Iraq’s north

Turkish security forces have "neutralized" four terrorists conducting operations on behalf of the PKK terror organization in northern Iraq, the Defense Ministry has announced.

According to a statement released by the ministry on April 9, Turkish authorities identified the members of the terror group in the Metina region of northern Iraq.

Top security council hails anti-terrorism cooperation with Iraq

Türkiye's top security council has lauded recent strategic cooperation efforts with Iraq in combating terrorism, affirming the necessity of continuing joint efforts in various fields for security in the region.

The National Security Council (MGK), chaired by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, issued a six-article declaration following a meeting lasting around 2.5 hours late on April 4.

FM links PKK attacks in Europe to Türkiye's strategy

Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan has attributed PKK's recent attacks on Turkish communities in Europe to what he described as Türkiye's efforts to corner the organization.

"At this point, thank God, we do not leave room for terrorist groups, we do not let them breathe, we do not let them open their eyes," Fidan said during a gathering in Istanbul late on March 27.