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Turkish Airstrike Kills Three Civilians in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2018-11-15 09:30
ERBIL — At least three civilians were killed early morning on Thursday by the Turkish airstrikes in Duhok province of Kurdistan Region. The casualties were confirmed by the local officials who said that the Turkish fighter jets had heavily bombarded the ...

Turkey Claims It "Neutralized" Three PKK Fighters

BAS News - 2018-10-01 22:53
ERBIL - The Turkish military claimed on Monday it had "neutralized" three members of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in an airstrike in the Kurdistan Region border areas on Monday. Anadolu Agency, citing a statement by the Turkish General Staff, said ...

Baghdad Denies Coordination in Turkish Airstrike on PKK in Sinjar

BAS News - 2018-08-18 10:00
ERBIL — Iraq’s Foreign Ministry has decried the Turkish airstrike targeting Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Sinjar, saying there had been no coordination between Baghdad and Ankara for the raid. In a statement on Friday, ministry spokesperson Ahmed Mah ...

Turkish Airstrike in Iraqi Territory Kills a Kurdish Militant Leader

The Kurdish Project - 2018-08-18 07:25
A Turkish airstrike this week killed a senior leader of an organization banned in Turkey as his convoy was leaving a village in northern Iraq, officials said. The post Turkish Airstrike in Iraqi Territory Kills a Kurdish Militant Leader appeared first on ...

Footage of Turkish Airstrike on Sinjar

BAS News - 2018-08-16 23:37
ERBIL - Turkish military has released the footage of one of its air strikes on the Yezidi populated region of Sinjar conducted on Wednesday in which five members of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (KDP), including a senior official known as Zeki Shingali, w ...

PKK confirms death of Commander Zeki Shingali

Waar Media - 2018-08-16 17:35
WAAR-DUHOK: A senior commander with the Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) has been killed by a Turkish airstrike in Southern Kurdistan Shingal District, the Yezidi (Ezidi) Society Coordination (YSC) confirmed on Thursday. Shortly after, Turkish media outlet ...

Kurdish Civilian Loses a Leg as Hit by Turkish Airstrike

BAS News - 2018-03-27 15:01
ERBIL - Doctors had to amputate one leg of the Kurdish tourist who was severely wounded by the Turkish warplanes last Thursday in northern Duhok province, said a close relative of the victim. Nihad Sleman was badly injured when the Turkish warplanes star ...

Turkish Jets Strike KRG Territories

BAS News - 2018-03-11 23:08
ERBIL — Turkish military claimed on Sunday its warplanes had destroyed 18 positions in the Kurdistan Region which were allegedly used by the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). The airstrike which took place on Saturday and Sunday had targeted the PKK positi ...

Turkish Airstrike Destroys Ancient Temple in Afrin

BAS News - 2018-03-10 22:41
ERBIL — As Turkish army and its allied Syrian militias continue targeting the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin, media reports put focus on the huge damages Turkey has caused to a significant ancient site near Afrin. The neo-Hittite temple of Ain Dara, alm ...

Turkish Jets Carry out Airstrike on Qandil

BAS News - 2018-01-29 20:57
ERBIL — Turkish warplanes early on Monday, 29th January, carried out multiple airstrikes on Qandil Mount in the Kurdistan Region. Musa Ali, a citizen of Qandil, told BasNews that the Turkish army had attacked some different villages in Qandil through air ...

Turkish Jets Raid Qandil, Surrounding Areas in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2017-09-19 01:35
ERBIL — Turkish fighter jets bombarded overnight Monday Kurdistan Region’s Qandil mountainous areas in northeast Erbil province, a local source said. The airstrike is claimed by Ankara to have been targeting positions for the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PK ...

Erdogan: Airstrike on Peshmerga “Mistake”

BAS News - 2017-04-28 22:42
ISTANBUL — Receiving Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani in Istanbul, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan stated last weeks airstrikes around Sinjar was “mistakenly” carried out that resulted in several Peshmerga casualties. The two offi ...

Turkish PM, president offer condolences over Peshmerga deaths

KurdPress - 2017-04-27 11:49
Ankara has offered condolences to Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) President Massoud Barzani over the killing of Peshmerga troops in a Turkish airstrike on April 26, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported. ...

Turkey offers condolences over Peshmerga deaths

Waar Media - 2017-04-27 10:06
WAAR-DUHOK: Ankara has offered condolences to Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) President Masoud Barzani over the killing of Peshmerga troops in a Turkish airstrike on April 26, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported. Prime Minister Binali Yıldırm made th ...

Peshmerga, Injured by Turkish Airstrike, Receive Treatment in Turkey

BAS News - 2017-04-26 00:13
DUHOK — Three injured Kurdish Peshmerga forces will be sent to Turkey for medical treatment after they were injured by Turkish airstrikes on Mount Sinjar. Early morning on April 25th, Turkish fighter jets bombarded areas around the predominantly-Yezidi t ...

Coalition Airstrike Kills 2 IS Commanders, 5 Militants

BAS News - 2017-04-02 21:59
The airstrikes were carried out in Kirkuk KIRKUK — At least two military commanders and five militants of the Islamic State (IS) were killed on Sunday in an airstrike south of Kirkuk province. Turkish Anadolu Agency cited a Peshmerga source who revealed ...

Russian Airstrike Kills Two Turkish Soldiers in Syria

BAS News - 2017-02-09 22:35
LEEDS — An airstrike conducted by Russia on Thursday has killed at least three Turkish soldiers and wounded 11 others who were fighting against the Islamic State (IS) in northern Syria The Turkish General Staff released a statement on Thursday saying a R ...

Turkish airstrike kills two Western SDF fighters near Syria’s Manbij

Aranews - 2016-12-02 00:53
ARA News Manbij – Robîn Agirî (Michael Israel) from California and Anton Leschek (Zana Ciwan) from Bielefeld in Germany were killed in a Turkish airstrike on 24 November, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Thursday. Michael is the fourth US volunt ...

64 civilians killed in anti-IS airstrikes: US military

Kurdistan24 - 2016-11-10 16:35
Smoke and flames rise over a hill near the town of Kobani in Syrian Kurdistan after an airstrike, as seen from the Mursitpinar crossing on the Turkish-Syrian border in the town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province, Oct. 23, 2014. (Photo: Reuters) ...

PKK Prevents KDP Media Outlets from Covering a Ceremony in Qandil

BasNews - 2016-08-01 15:02
The anniversary of Turkish airstrike on Zargalie village was organized by PKK ERBIL — On the first anniversary of the Turkish bombardment of Zargalie village, Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) prevented some media outlets from covering a ceremony in the are ...

Russian Airstrike Kills Six Civilians near Aleppo

BasNews - 2015-12-29 22:30
Children among casualties ALEPPO — A number of Syrian civilians have been killed during a Russian airstrike in Aleppo province, North West of Syria. According to the Turkish Anadolu Agency, Russian jets bombed Ain Jouz and Ain al-Hour villages in Akrad m ...

YPG Demands Apology from Turkish Newspaper

BasNews - 2015-08-30 01:35
KOBANI – The People’s Protection Units (YPG) in a statement condemned a report by the Turkish newspaper Milliyet that claimed a German YPG fighter was killed in a Turkish airstrike and was a Turkish spy. The German YPG fighter Kevin Joachim (Dilsoz Bahar) ...

Soldiers continue attacking the people of Roboski

ANF - 2015-07-07 12:54
Turkish soldiers have today continued attacking the people of Roboski where 34 people, mainly children, were killed in an airstrike of the Turkish army on their way back from cross-border trade on 28 December, 2011. ...
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