Thursday, December 13, 2018
Turkey will start a military operation east of the Euphrates river in northern Syria in a “few days,” President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said.
“It is time to realize our decision to wipe out terror groups east of the Euphrates,” Erdoğan said in a speech at the Turkish Defense Industry Summit held at the presidential complex in Ankara on Dec. 12.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Over the past 24 hours, Armenian armed forces have 27 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said Dec. 10.
The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan. As a result of the ensuing war, in 1992 Armenian armed forces occupied 20 percent of Azerbaijan, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven surrounding districts.
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Russian border patrol ships attacked and seized three Ukrainian vessels on Sunday near the Kerch Strait, off the coast of Kremlin-annexed Crimea. While Russia described the attack as a legitimate reaction to Ukrainian vessels violating its territorial waters, Kiev called it an unprovoked act of Russian aggression.
In the aftermath of the incident, the first open clash between Ukrainian and Russian forces, lawmakers in Kiev voted for martial law to be imposed in regions bordering with Russia.
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Turkey’s military carried out airstrikes in northern Iraq on Wednesday, killing 23 militants from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), it said on Twitter.
The airstrikes targeted several regions in the neighboring northern Iraq, including the Qandil mountains, a PKK stronghold, the military said.
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Russian-led forces mounted 12 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, in the last 24 hours.
“No casualties among Ukrainian troops have been reported in the past day. According to intelligence reports, three occupiers were killed and another two were wounded,” the press center of Ukraine’s Joint Forces Operation said in an update on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on October 23, 2018.