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Turkey out of patience for attacks from N Syria: Erdoğan

The Turkish president on Oct. 11 said his country has run out of patience after the latest deadly attack on its police force in northern Syria and harassment targeting his country's territories.

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's comments came at a news conference following a Cabinet meeting at the Presidential Complex in the capital Ankara.

ISIL terrorist captured in Ankara escaped from camp in Northern Syria

A Russian national ISIL terrorist, who had been on Interpol's wanted list and was captured in Ankara last week, escaped from a camp in northern Syria, controlled by a U.S-backed terrorist group, Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).

The SDF is affiliated with the YPG, which is the Syrian arm of the PKK, listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S. and the European Union.

Turkish soldier dies of wounds sustained in Idlib

A Turkish soldier died of injuries sustained in Idlib, Syria, Turkey's Defense Ministry said early on Sept. 12.

The soldier was severely wounded on Sept. 11 in the Idlib de-escalation zone but did not survive despite the best efforts of doctors, it said.

It offered condolences to the family of the soldier, the Turkish Armed Forces, and the Turkish nation.

Over 1,900 terrorists neutralized since beginning of 2021: Minister

Turkish security forces have neutralized 1,926 terrorists in domestic and cross-border operations in the north of Iraq and Syria since the beginning of 2021, the Turkish national defense minister said on Sept. 11.

Hulusi Akar, together with the military chief and commanders of troops stationed across the border, held a meeting at the Turkish-Syrian borderline.

Turkey neutralizes 7 PKK terrorists in N Iraq, Syria

Turkish security forces "neutralized" at least seven PKK terrorists in both northern Iraq and northern Syria, the National Defense Ministry said on Aug. 21. 


The Turkish Armed Forces and National Intelligence Organization targeted three terrorists with airstrikes in Iraq's Metina district near the Turkish border, the ministry said on Twitter.