Sami Jasim had been hiding out in northwestern Syria and Turkish intelligence had been key to his capture, says Reuters news agency, citing multiple sources.
The Daesh member, who had once served as an officer in the Iraqi army, was arrested in an early morning raid in the capital Ankara while the 7-year-old Yazidi girl was later placed in the care of social services.
Salih Fidan and Samet Gure, who were handling the terror group's activities in Iraq, were arrested while trying to illegally cross the Ukraine-Poland border.
The 25-year-old aid worker said her conversion to Islam was spontaneous and not forced, but far-right politicians still targetted her with hatred.
The recent investigation exposing the UAE's cyber-surveillance program fits in neatly with the country's quest to silence democratic actors across the Middle East.
Nechirvan Barzani, a powerful Kurdish leader in northern Iraq, argues that Turkey is targeting terrorists, not ‘the Kurds’.
Riza Altun – top aide to PKK leader Cemil Bayik – was critically wounded in a March 21 joint operation between Turkey's military and intelligence agency that targeted the terrorist group in the Qandil mountains, near Iraq's border with Iran.
Turkey's presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin says Ankara will continue efforts to provide stability in neighbouring Syria.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the Jamal Khashoggi murder tapes "really shocked" Saudi officials. Meanwhile, The New York Times is reporting that the kill team sent from Riyadh phoned home after the hit, saying "tell your boss."
The US has announced rewards for information leading to the identification and location of three PKK leaders who played a major part in the terror organisation’s indiscriminate attacks on civilians and security personnel.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan asks Riyadh to disclose the location of Jamal Khashoggi's body, and demands Riyadh hand over the people it arrested to be tried in Turkey.
The assault on Idlib has been prevented, for now. The only way to prevent a future offensive, though, will be to get the US, Turkey and NATO on a united track.
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