Ankara (GPA) – After years of waiting for fair elections, the provinces of Diyarbakır, Mardin, and Van have been stripped of their voice as newly-elected  Kurdish mayors are replaced by AKP lackeys (again). The Turkish Ministry of the Interior has recently removed 3 Kurdish mayors in the southeastern provinces of Diyarbakır, Mardin,Continue Reading

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Ankara (TM) – Five generals in the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) have submitted their resignations, including the commander and deputy commander of a mechanized division currently stationed in northern Syria’s Idlib province, according to several reports that appeared on Turkish online news outlets on Sunday. Maj. Gen. Ahmet Ercan Çorbacı, Brig. Gen.Continue Reading

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Ankara (TM) – A US delegation has arrived in Turkey’s southern province of Şanlıurfa to start work on the establishment of a joint operations center to coordinate a planned safe zone in neighboring Syria, Reuters reported on Monday, citing Turkish authorities. The two NATO allies agreed in talks last week to establishContinue Reading

Ankara (TM) – Turkey’s top military brass and Defense Minister Hulusi Akar held a security meeting on Thursday and discussed a potential military operation in northeastern Syria, immediately after three days of talks with a US delegation over setting up a safe zone along the Turkish-Syrian border. The Anadolu news agencyContinue Reading

Ankara (MEMO) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that the Russian S-400 missile defense system, parts of which have been delivered to Turkey over the past four days, would be fully deployed in April 2020, reports Reuters. Turkey’s purchase of the Russian system has raised tensions with its NATO allies,Continue Reading

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Ankara (TM) – The first shipment of a Russian S-400 air defense system has arrived in Turkey, according to a statement from the Turkish Defense Ministry on Friday, in a development that is likely to prompt action from the US. The ministry said in its statement that “the first group of equipment”Continue Reading