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Turkish Forces Move Into Iraq Near PKK Base – Sources

Posted October 24th, 2011 at 5:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Turkish security sources say hundreds of Turkish troops in an armored column crossed into northern Iraq late Monday heading toward a Kurdish militant camp. The sources say hundreds of Kurdistan Workers Party fighters are believed to be based in Iraq’s Haftanin valley, about 20 kilometers from the Habur border post near the city of Zakho. […]

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Turkey Says 49 Kurdish Rebels Dead

Posted October 22nd, 2011 at 1:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Turkish military forces near the border with Iraq say they have killed at least 49 Kurdish rebels in an offensive over the past two days. A military statement issued Saturday said the operation launched Wednesday against the rebel Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, is continuing. It said air and ground offensives continue in two southern […]

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Turkey, Iran Announce Joint Plan Against Kurdish Rebels

Posted October 21st, 2011 at 10:55 am (UTC-5)
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The Turkish military is pressing ahead with its air and ground offensive against Kurdish militants in northern Iraq, as Ankara sought support from neighboring Iran in its fight against the rebels. Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi met with his Turkish counterpart, Ahmet Davutoglu, on Friday in Ankara, where the two announced plans to collaborate […]

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Turkey Says Strikes Against PKK are Mainly in Turkey

Posted October 21st, 2011 at 6:40 am (UTC-5)
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The Turkish military says this week’s massive air and ground operations against Kurdish militants are mainly taking place on the Turkish side of the border with Iraq. But in a statement posted on its website, the military said some operations are taking place in “a few” areas of northern Iraq. Turkey launched the offensive against […]

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Turkey Sends Troops Into Northern Iraq

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 3:45 pm (UTC-5)
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About 10,000 Turkish troops are taking part in an offensive against Kurdish rebels in southeastern Turkey and northern Iraq, a day after rebel raids near the border killed 24 Turkish soldiers and wounded 18 others. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday that Turkey’s military forces are carrying out a decisive land and air […]

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Turkey Sends Troops Into Northern Iraq

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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About 10,000 Turkish troops are taking part in an offensive against Kurdish rebels in southeastern Turkey and northern Iraq, a day after rebel raids near the border killed 24 Turkish soldiers and wounded 18 others. In a statement posted on its website Thursday, Turkey’s military command said a large-scale land operation backed by airstrikes has […]

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Turkey Bombs Kurdish Rebels in Iraq After Deadly Attack

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 5:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Turkey has launched a military operation against Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq after rebels attacked army posts in southeastern Turkey, killing 24 soldiers and wounding 18. Turkish news reports say air force jets hit Kurdish targets in Iraq while helicopters flew in Turkish soldiers. The reports say the retaliatory attacks killed at least 20 rebels. […]

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Turkey Bombs Kurdish Rebels in Iraq After Deadly Attack

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 2:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Turkey has launched a military operation against Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq, hours after the militants killed 24 soldiers and wounded 18 in attacks in southeastern Turkey near the Iraqi border. News reports quote Turkish officials as saying at least 20 rebels were also killed in the fighting, as Turkish air force bombers hit targets […]

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Turkey Bombs Kurdish Rebels in Iraq After Deadly Attack

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 2:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Turkey has launched a military operation against Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq, hours after the militants killed 24 soldiers and wounded 18 in attacks in southeastern Turkey near the Iraqi border. News reports quote Turkish officials as saying at least 20 rebels were also killed in the fighting, as Turkish air force bombers hit targets […]

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Turkey Bombs Kurdish Rebels in Iraq After Deadly Attack

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 1:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Turkey has launched a military operation against Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq, hours after the militants killed 24 soldiers and wounded 18 in attacks in southeastern Turkey near the Iraqi border. News reports quote Turkish officials as saying at least 20 rebels were also killed in the fighting, as Turkish air force bombers hit targets […]

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