Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Turkey has intensified attacks against the fighters of the Kurdistan Free Life Party (PJAK), an opposition group to Tehran, killing seven of its fighters in two separate attacks in recent days, the group said in a statement.
“In the past days… Turkey targeted twice from the air the villages in Mawat town in Sharbazher region using drones and warplanes,” the statement reads. The first attack occurred on Tuesday, with no casualties, says the statement
Thursday, July 30, 2020
Turkey has sent hundreds of newly recruited mercenaries to Sirte in Libya to fight alongside the forces of the Government of National Accord (GNA) against General Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA), the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.
Turkey sent 400 mercenaries to Libya last week, while about 250 others returned to Syria, bringing the total number of Syrian mercenaries sent to Libya to 16,500, the director of the Syrian Observatory, Rami Abdel Rahman, said.
Monday, July 27, 2020
A ceasefire backed by Putin and Zelenskiy has gone into effect in Ukraine. The reconciliation attempt marks the latest in a series of failed peace efforts between government forces and the pro-Russian rebels.
The latest ceasefire between the Ukrainian government and rebel forces in eastern Ukraine went into effect at midnight, local time.
Thursday, July 23, 2020
Athens has reportedly set its naval fleet to a state of heightened readiness as both Greece and Cyprus tighten maritime security amid a growing dispute with Turkey over a contested sea shelf region, according to the AFP.
The navies of Greece and Cyprus issued a Navigation Telex (Navtex) high alert on Wednesday, in response to Turkey issuing a Navtex of its own the day before over planned drilling ship explorations in the area. The European Commission criticized Ankara’s Navtex over Turkish seismic surveys in the area, saying it conveys “the wrong message.”
Saturday, July 11, 2020
Turkish security forces have arrested at least six YPG/PKK terrorists in northern Syria, across Turkey’s southern border, the National Defense Ministry said on Friday.
“Six other PKK/YPG terrorists, who were found to be carrying out terrorist activities to disrupt the environment of peace and security in Operation Olive Branch area, were detained,” the ministry said on Twitter.