At least 20 municipal officials were also arrested along with HDP mayors from Savur, Derik and Mazidagi districts of Mardin and Suruc district of Sanliurfa as part of ongoing terrorism investigations, provincial prosecutors said.
Turkish President Erdogan said deals with US and Russia on YPG/PKK withdrawal from northeastern Syrian border with Turkey had not been implemented. He added he would discuss the issue with his counterparts, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin.
Experts and observers warn US President Donald Trump's desire to keep Syrian oil could promote the view that the US involvement in the Middle East is to extort revenue.
President of the Kurdish Regional Government in Northern Iraq, Nechirvan Barzani, said that his government had previously warned Syrian Kurds to distance themselves from the PKK terror group.
Despite the strong enmity between the Qatari owners of Al Jazeera and the Saudi owners of Al Arabiya, their English coverage took a largely similar tone, and both failed to present Turkish ground realities in an accurate or fair manner.
Turkish people living in different parts of Europe are being exposed to life-threatening situations as PKK sympathisers, masquerading as protestors, are baying for their blood.
By selling itself as a haven for leftist ideologues, the terrorist group attracted young people to join its ambitious battle to control Syrian territory.
If there were peace then the PKK would lose its relevance - and this has been proven repeatedly.
Turkish presidency's communications director condemned the Arab League for mischaracterising Turkey’s anti-terrorism operation in northeastern Syria as an “invasion".
US Defense Department says American troops in northern Syria were shifted "out of the path of potential Turkish incursion." Ankara says its campaign against terrorists is meant to establish a peace corridor to resettle millions of displaced Syrians.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday gave the most direct indication of a military offensive since Ankara and Washington decided to establish a "safe zone" in the region.
Local mayor for opposition HDP among those remanded over last week's terror attack in the province's Kulp area, which left seven civilians dead and 10 wounded, Anadolu Agency reports.
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