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.
Short of allies in the region, Israel’s right has thrown its weight behind the YPG terror organisation.
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.
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.
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.
The casualty figure, provided by locals and rescuers, is preliminary and is expected to rise.
The Children of the Fire Initiative, a group affiliated with the PKK terror organisation, said they started 27 separate fires in western metropolitan cities between July 11 and August 24, destroying hundreds of hectares of forested land.
Turkish land troops are expected to enter east of the Euphrates River very soon, said President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, adding, "I hope no one will try to test Turkey's determination to clear its Syrian borders of terrorists."
Deputies have been appointed to replace the mayors after they were found supporting PKK, considered a terrorist group by Turkey, the US and EU, an Interior Ministry statement said.
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