World Bulletin / News Desk
Mashale, a village in Sharan in northeast Afrin, was cleared of terrorists, according to Anadolu Agency correspondents on the ground.
Since the launch of Operation Olive Branch on Jan. 20, the Turkish military and the Free Syrian Army have liberated 156 locations, including four town centers, 122 villages, 30 strategic areas, and one YPG/PKK base.
Turkey launched Operation Olive Branch to remove YPG/PKK-ISIL terrorists from Afrin.
According to the Turkish General Staff, the operation aims to establish security and stability along Turkey’s borders and the region as well as protect Syrians people from terrorist oppression and cruelty.
The operation is being carried out under the framework of Turkey’s rights based on international law, UN Security Council resolutions, its self-defense rights under the UN charter, and respect for Syria's territorial integrity, it said.
Observers from Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe plan to create chaos in Turkey, say security sources
Okkes Tetik was arrested in western Sakarya province
Turkish president speaks two days ahead of elections in joint broadcast of TRT channels
Raids take place in Turkey's provinces of Van, Hatay, Adana, Diyarbakir and Istanbul
Journalists from 34 countries receive accreditation from Directorate General of Press and Information for June 24 elections
No causalities reported so far from quake in Van province
Turkish justice minister also says reduction in number of ministries will enable faster services to citizens
First patrols by both Turkish and US troops in region began on June 18 and the second patrols on June 20
Country to invest in several areas such as energy, bio-technology and machinery with mega-industrial zones project
National flag carrier's deputy CEO says Istanbul's new airport will increase capacity
Culture and Tourism Minister Kurtulmus announced new figures at meeting of Tourism Consultation Council in Istanbul
Turkish airstrikes target meeting of PKK terror leaders at Mt. Qandil in northern Iraq, says Turkish president
Advanced F-35 jets to boost Turkish Air Force with latest technologies, radar system
Airstrikes against PKK terror group have been carried out in Hakurk-Kani Rash region
Turkish president shares plan to build wide transport network including new airports, high-speed railways, tunnels by 2023
Number of Turkish ministries to be reduced to 16 under new presidential system of government, Erdogan says