Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Eight PKK terrorists have been killed in Turkish airstrikes in the country’s southeastern and eastern provinces, and in northern Iraq, the military said yesterday.
The Turkish General Staff in a message on Twitter confirmed that its fighter jets carried out airstrikes in northern Iraq’s Zap region, and in the rural areas of southeastern Şırnak and eastern Van provinces during the weekend.
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
SITE Intelligence Group says the Mali branch of al-Qaeda has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on French forces which officials said killed four civilians in the northern city of Gao.
The U.S.-based monitoring group said Monday the al-Qaeda-linked militants, known by the acronym JNIM, said the suicide attack, along with another Friday on the G5 Sahel headquarters, was a message to the “French and their African allies” referring to the African Union Summit in Mauritania which French President Emmanuel Macron is attending Monday.
Monday, July 2, 2018
Ukrainian Member of Parliament and leader of the Information Resistance information group Dmytro Tymchuk says the Armed Forces of Ukraine have retaken the village of Zolote-4 in Luhansk region under its control.
“According to information obtained by Information Resistance, late in June this year, a deep reconnaissance company of a unit from the [Ukrainian] Joint Forces reserve conducted a successful operation to liberate and take control of another important administrative unit, the village of Zolote-4,” Tymchuk wrote on Facebook on July 1.
Friday, June 29, 2018
Ukraine said on Thursday that a flare up in fighting in breakaway eastern regions had claimed the lives of five government soldiers and at least 15 fighters allied to Russian-backed separatists.
Kiev’s announcement came hours after US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, said they would meet at a summit in Helsinki on July 16.
Friday, June 1, 2018
Three Turkish soldiers were killed Thursday in clashes with fighters from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in northern Iraq, the army said.
“Three of our heroic comrades fell as martyrs as a result of clashes with members of the separatist terrorist organization in northern Iraq,” the army said, referring to the PKK which is designated as a terror group by Turkey and its Western allies.