In Turkey

2 suspects remanded over links to ISIL

Two suspects arrested in a Turkish operation were remanded in custody on June 15 over their alleged links to the ISIL, according to judicial sources.

The suspects had been caught by Turkish security forces in the southeastern Mardin province, said the sources, who asked not to be named due to restrictions on speaking to the media.

8 Iraqis detained over links to ISIL

Turkish police detained eight Iraqi nationals over suspected links to the ISIL terror group, security sources said on June 15.

The detentions were made in Turkey's capital Ankara early on June 15  as part of an operation against the terror group, said the sources who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on speaking to the press.

Turkish soldier succumbs to injuries

A Turkish soldier succumbed to his wounds from a terrorist attack in Syria, the National Defense Ministry said in a statement on June 12. 

He was injured in an attack on an ambulance on June 5 in the Idlib region.

The ministry expressed condolences to the martyr's family, the Turkish Armed Forces and the Turkish nation.

Suspects detained over alleged Syria terror links

Provincial security forces in Turkey's south held six suspects allegedly linked to terrorist groups in Syria on June 11.  

Security forces in Adana province began inspections on the six suspects, whose addresses were surrounded and searched during the operations.

The suspects were taken to police headquarters following health controls.

Erdoğan, Trump discuss Libya developments in phone call

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed developments in Libya in a phone call on June 8, according to Turkey's Communications Directorate.

The directorate said in a statement that the leaders exchanged views on bilateral relations and regional developments, including the Libyan crisis.

Turkish soldier wounded in Syria succumbs to injuries

A Turkish soldier, who was injured in Syria's northwestern Idlib in April, succumbed to his injuries, the National Defense Ministry said on June 7. 

The ministry said the soldier was injured during Turkey's Operation Peace Spring and offered condolences to the family of the killed soldier, the Turkish Armed Forces and the Turkish nation.

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