The US State Department's special envoy to Syria, James Jeffrey, will lead a delegation to meet Turkish officials to discussTurkey's security concerns in Syria following the US withdrawal from the country.
The ministry identified the terrorist as Mehmet Soysuren, code-named Savas Porsipi, who was on the "Red Category" list, Turkey's top priority wanted list.
General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, refutes report by the The Wall Street Journal saying, "There has been no change to the plan" of drawing "down US forces to a residual presence."
A PKK member confesses to prosecutors that a suicide attack on Turkuvaz Medya's building in Istanbul was not carried out as police and guards deployed there would make the plan less successful, Daily Sabah reports.
The US-backed YPG blocked a 10-truck convoy carrying basic necessities for civilians of Syrian city of Hajin on the eastern bank of the Euphrates River, according to the Russian Defense Ministry.
A Turkish military base was attacked by violent protesters in northern Iraq. Both the Kurdistan Regional Government and Turkey say the PKK provoked the crowds.
Turkish transport minister announced lifting a 16-month-old ban on flights in and out of the Kurdish Regional Government-held Sulaymaniyah in northern Iraq, a ban imposed following their non-binding independence referendum.
Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu pushed back against comments from US President Donald Trump, saying nothing could be achieved by threatening Ankara economically and strategic partners should not communicate over social media.
Turkish military says its jets conducted air strikes in Gara and Hakurk regions of northern Iraq on Saturday and Sunday destroying shelters and caves belonging to the PKK terror group.
The US attempt to focus on a single goal in Syria, namely Daesh, has served as fuel for other conflicts in the region and compromised Turkey's internal security.
The US State Department puts a bounty on key PKK leaders including $5 million for Murat Karayilan, $4 million for Cemil Bayik and $3 million for Duran Kalkan.
Two others were wounded in the attack in the country’s southeast where Turkey has been battling the PKK for over three decades.
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