Turkish Armed Forces

UN envoy's wording triggers unrest in Turkish Cyprus

A statement by Espen Barth Eide, the United Nations? Cyprus envoy, on the return of land has triggered unrest in the Turkish side of the divided island. 

?Regarding property, the leaders agreed that the individual?s right to property is respected,? Eide said earlier this week, in a statement issued on their behalf.

Two soldiers killed, 4 others injured in car bombing in Turkey's southeast

Two Turkish soldiers have been killed and four others have been injured in a car bomb attack in the southeastern province of Diyarbak?r as retaliatory operations on Turkish security personnel have left deaths and injuries across the country amid cross-border airstrikes in Syria and northern Iraq.

Turkish military denies reports on commanders' meeting on possible Syria incursion

Reports that the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) recalled commanders deployed along part of its border with Syria to the capital Ankara for a meeting on a possible military incursion into Syria ?do not reflect reality,? Turkish military sources stated on July 6.

New amendment to permit civilian officers in army, report says

The Turkish Armed Forces' (TSK) new amendment on employing civilian officers for military positions requiring specific qualifications will alter the superior-subordinate relationship as it will allow chief civilian officers to command their military subordinates, daily Habertürk reported June 16.