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  1. Turkish PM resolves to foil plan to descend Turkey into chaosRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Trend

    If Turkey had not launched simultaneous operations against militant groups, the country would have descended into chaos, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Sunday, Anadolu reported. Addressing representatives of nongovernmental organizations in Ankara, Davutoglu said: "[Militant groups] would have colluded to drag Turkey into a spiral of violence if we didn't foil their plot."


  2. PKK Accused Of Deadly Suicide Bombing In Eastern TurkeyRead the original story

    41 min ago | Weekday Magazine

    Kurdish militants have been accused of killing two Turkish soldiers and wounding dozens of others in a suicide attack, heightening tensions as Turkish air strikes target the Kurdistan Workers Party in northern Iraq. The early morning bombing in Turkey's eastern Agri Province marks the first suicide attack by the PKK amid a recent spike in violence that has shattered a tenuous cease-fire.


  3. Two soldiers killed, 31 wounded in PKK suicide attack in east TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | The Peninsula

    A demonstrator holds a portrait of Kurdistan Workers Party 's jailed leader Abdullah Ocalan during a march in solidarity with him in Diyarbakir, Turkey, August 1, 2015. ISTANBUL: The Turkish army said two of its soldiers were killed and 31 wounded in an attack overnight by the Kurdistan Workers Party , as violence escalated following Ankara's air bombardment of Kurdish militants in northern Iraq.


  4. Turkey could hurt focus on Islamic StateRead the original story

    56 min ago | Stars and Stripes

    U.S. pressure has finally brought Turkey to the frontline of the war on Islamic State, but only at the risk of alienating another key member of the coalition. The Syrian Kurds are among the few groups to have taken on the jihadis in ground combat and beaten them, and for that they're counted useful allies in Washington.


  5. Supporters keep faith in Erdogan amid Turkey assault : August 02, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Daily Times

    ... mother."It is not because of Tayyip that things have turned out this way," said Ahmet Kucukoglu, 29, who thinks that Turkey is again victim of a plot hatched by foreign powers. The son of a coastguard officer, Erdogan was born in Kasimpasa, which ...


  6. 2 soldiers dead, 24 wounded in suicide attack in TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lowell Sun

    A relative cries over the Turkish flag-draped coffin of Turkish soldier Kagan Kandemir, during his funeral in the town of Civril, Turkey, Friday, July 31, 2015. Kandemir, was one of the three Turkish troops that were killed on July 30 when Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK militants opened fire on their convoy in the southeastern province of Sirnak, according to the army.


  7. Iraqi Kurds urge PKK to leave as Turkish air strike death toll mountsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | South China Morning Post

    Turkey has killed 260 Kurdish militants in a week-long air offensive on targets in northern Iraq, official media claimed, as regional Iraqi authorities said it was time the rebels pulled out with concerns growing over civilian casualties. Turkey said it had launched a probe after pro-Kurdish media reports said nine civilians had been killed in a botched air strike, as the military pressed on with its relentless air bombardment campaign against Kurdistan Workers' Party militants in northern Iraq.


  8. Kurdish militia in Syria accuses Turkey of "provocative" attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | AlertNet

    ... 2015. REUTERS/Rodi Said BEIRUT/ISTANBUL, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Kurdish militia fighting Islamic State in Syria accused Turkey on Saturday of targeting it at least four times in the past week, calling the attacks provocative and hostile. Turkey began a ...


  9. The YPG says Turkey's shooting at their fighters in Syria - againRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    It's been a little over a week since Turkey began bombing both Daesh targets in Syria and militant bunkers belonging to the Kurdistan Workers Party in northern Iraq. By now we know they don't intend on slowing down either front.


  10. Iraq's Barzani condemns Turkish bombing he says killed civiliansRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AlertNet

    ... giving your consent for us to set cookies. A protester gestures during an anti-war demonstration in central Istanbul, Turkey, August 1, 2015. Turkey began a campaign of air strikes on Kurdish militants in northern Iraq and on Kurdish PKK and Islamic ...


  11. Threat in Syria targets U.S.-allied rebelsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... the name of Islam. Division 30 includes about 60 Syrian fighters that the United States trained in recent months in Turkey and calls the New Syrian Force. They were sent into Syria two weeks ago to help build the moderate opposition to President ...


  12. Two Turkish soldiers killed in PKK suicide attack in Agri (Ararat) provinceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Horizon

    ... against Islamic State (IS) jihadists in Syria and PKK militants based in northern Iraq after a wave of attacks inside Turkey. But so far the bombardments have focused far more on the Kurdish rebels -- with Turkish official media claiming that 260 ...


  13. Turkish soldiers killed in PKK tractor blastRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Independent

    Twenty-four soldiers were also injured in the blast, reportedly caused by an agricultural vehicle laden with two tonnes of explosives Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Two Turkish soldiers have been killed after Kurdish fighters detonated an explosives-laden tractor at a military police station in eastern Turkey.


  14. Dark room: Sweet music and brotherly loveRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    ... I am afraid other top business people are anxious to involve him in their new plans. UP - Mevlut Cavusoglu Turkey's Foreign Minister said he would like to invite Akel's leader Andros Kyprianou to Ankara for a visit. Andros' people were quick to ...


  15. Two Turkish security forces killed, 24 wounded in PKK attackRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Two security force members were killed and 24 wounded in a suicide bombing attack overnight by the Kurdistan Workers Party in Turkey's eastern province of Agri, the local governor's office said in a statement on Sunday. The attack was carried out with a tractor loaded with two tonnes of explosives on a gendarmerie outpost located in the Dogubeyazit district of Agri province, bordering Iran, the statement said.


  16. Iraqi Kurds ask Kurdistan Workers Party to 'withdraw'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Recordpub.com

    ... to ensure the civilians of Kurdistan don't become victim of that fighting and conflict." The statement also condemned Turkey for bombing civilians, following reports that civilian homes were damaged in airstrikes in northwestern Iraq. The statement ...


  17. Turkey's intervention in Iraq - SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    ... and the South and East China Seas). Until the past week, one important country was noticeable by its bashfulness: Turkey. Ankara's attitude towards Islamic State has even been questioned, on account of its longstanding hostility to the Assad regime ...


  18. Has Obama betrayed the Kurds for an air base in Turkey?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Women clap their hands and shout slogans during an anti-war demonstration on Istiklal avenue in Istanbul on August 1, 2015. The deal between the US and Turkey which will allow American bombers to use Incirlik airbase while Turkey takes action against Islamic State [Daesh] looks stranger and stranger.


  19. Suicide bomb kills two Turkish soldiers, injures 24 others: officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    A woman holds a flag of jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan as she stands opposite Turkish riot police in Diyarbakir on August 1, 2015. Turkish authorities stated PKK rebels rammed a vehicle laden with explosives into a military police station, killing two soldiers and injuring 24 others, reports Associated Press.


  20. Hasan Pashali: New Facts On The Founding Of Akhdamar Church ` InterviewRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Groong

    ... Azerbaijan. The topic of this interview was based upon the cultural values and religious architecture of Azerbaijan, Turkey and the Caspian Sea region. Among the cultural monuments discussed was the Akhdamar Church, a religious object that has been ...