Operation Claw-2 aims to destroy caves and shelters used by the PKK terror organisation in northern Iraq, Turkish defense ministry said.
The Turkish Army and Intelligent Secret Service conducted a joint operation on the Mout Qandil headquarters of the PKK terror group in northern Iraq, killing Diyar Garip Muhammad.
Human Rights Watch cited extreme overcrowding in three pretrial detention facilities in northern Iraq's Nineveh province where prisoners are held mostly on terrorism charges.
Edward Gallagher, 40, was likewise acquitted of two counts of attempted murder against Iraqi civilians, but was convicted of posing for a photograph beside the corpse of the captive Daesh fighter.
"Turkey fulfills all NATO requirements ... We strongly reject linking this matter with the F-35 [fighter jet programme]," Turkey's Defence Minister Hulisi Akar says.
Ankara is "resolute" on S-400 missile defence system deal with Russia, the Turkish president said.
Turkey continues to fight terrorism, says National Security Council on Operation Claw, which started on Monday in northern Iraq.
The Turkish National Defence Ministry says the number of terrorists neutralised so far as part of Operation Claw in northern Iraq has risen to 19.
Twenty people, including ringleader Akbar Omar Tawfeeq, detained in operations in four Turkish provinces after a year-long investigation into the organisation, Istanbul police say.
Ankara launched an offensive in the mountainous Hakurk region on May 27. Here’s what you need to know.
Kurdish Regional Government Cabinet Spokesman Sefin Dizayi reiterated the call for the PKK to leave Sinjar district in Mosul province.
After the YPG/PKK terror group carried out attacks against Turkish and FSA positions in northern Syria, the FSA launched operations to head off these attacks.
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