Kurdistan Workers' Party

First Swedish extradition falls short of demands: Ankara

Türkiye's justice minister on Aug. 18 said Sweden's pledge to extradite a Turkish convict fell far short of Stockholm's commitments under a deal paving the way for its NATO membership bid.

NATO member Türkiye is threatening to freeze Sweden's attempts to join the Western defense alliance unless it extradi-tes dozens of people Ankara accuses of "terrorism."

Some 11 PKK terrorists neutralized in N Iraq

A total of 11 PKK terrorists have been neutralized in northern Iraq, the Turkish Defense Ministry and the Turkish National Intelligence Organization (MİT) have announced.

The ministry said that five PKK terrorists were neutralized by the Turkish army in the regions of Claw-Lock and Claw-Tiger operations in northern Iraq.

MİT neutralizes PKK local leader in N Syria

Two terrorists, one of them Yusif Mehmud Rebani, who is code-named Rezan Cavit and the local leader of the Amuda and al-Darbasiyah regions, east of the Euphrates, have been neutralized by the National Intelligence Organization (MİT).

The MİT carried out the operation in line with the information obtained from the field agents after establishing a special team.

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.