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Turkey has blamed a roadside bomb that killed four construction workers near the southern border on the outlawed PKK.

Three Turkish soldiers have been killed and another seven were hospitalised in clashes with Kurdish militants.

Six killed in PKK and Turkish army clashes

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Six killed in PKK and Turkish army clashes

Turkish officials say three PKK militants and three Turkish soldiers were killed in clashes on Wednesday near the country's border with Iraq and Syria.

Kurdish academics in Turkey arrested after signing peace document

Robert Cusack

Kurdish academics in Turkey arrested after signing peace document

Dozens of academics at a university in Diyarbakir have been arrested under an emergency powers law after signing a document that called for ...

Turkish foreign minister hits back at 'weak' Iraq PM

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Turkish foreign minister hits back at 'weak' Iraq PM

Tensions continue to escalate after Baghdad warned Ankara about provoking a confrontation through deploying tanks near Iraq.

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Turkey deploys tanks, military vehicles to border with Iraq

Turkish armed forces are 'deploying tanks and other military vehicles' to the border with Iraq.

The New Arab

Roadside bomb kills four in southeast Turkey

Four people were killed Monday and at least 19 injured in a roadside bomb targeting a police vehicle in the southeastern Turkish town of ...

The New Arab

Curfew hits southeastern Turkish town as fresh violence flares

Silopi, a Kurdish-majority town, faces government backlash after clashes erupted on Tuesday between militants and Turkish forces.

The New Arab

Amnesty: Turkish security measures risking thousands of Kurdish lives

Turkey is effectively laying siege to some Kurdish towns with curfews and cuts to services, putting the lives of Kurds at risk, says Amnesty ...

What follows the Kurdish curfews?

Yvo Fitzherbert

What follows the Kurdish curfews?

Comment: Seizing the corpses of civilians killed during curfews in south-east Turkey allows Ankara to tell the world they were 'terrorists', ...

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey detains dozens of academics over pro-Kurdish petition

Turkish police arrested dozens of academics who denounced military operations against Kurdish rebels in southeastern Turkey, with the move ...

Three children among dead following Kurdish bombing in Turkey

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Three children among dead following Kurdish bombing in Turkey

Kurdish rebels detonated a car bomb at a police station in southeastern Turkey, firing rockets and rifles at survivors, killing six people ...

From Roboski to Sultanahmet: Turkey as dry as tinder

Vijay Prashad

From Roboski to Sultanahmet: Turkey as dry as tinder

As a new bombing plunges Turkey into further instability, Vijay Prashad argues unaccountable Turkish massacres against Kurds, assassinations of ...

Turkish forces kill 32 Kurdish rebels in southeast

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Turkish forces kill 32 Kurdish rebels in southeast

Turkish security forces kill 32 Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants over the weekend.

Turkish forces kill 18 Kurdish rebels

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Turkish forces kill 18 Kurdish rebels

Eighteen members of the PKK have been killed in clashes with security forces in southeast Turkey, said the Turkish army Saturday.

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Three women Kurdish campaigners killed in Turkey curfew town

The Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) has said three of its female campaigners were shot in the town of Silopi in Sirnak.

Al-Araby al-Jadeed & agencies

70 killed in major anti-PKK operation in south-east Turkey

A Turkish army operation in south-east Turkey has killed 70 suspected members of the PKK said the army, marking a new escalation in the fighting.

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Raqqa's Rockefellers: How Islamic State oil flows to Israel

Oil produced by the Islamic State group finances its bloodlust. But how is it extracted, transported and sold? Who is buying it, and how does it ...

Yvo Fitzherbert

Institutionalising a polarised Turkey

Comment: President Erdogan relied on sowing violence and exploiting fears of chaos to renew his grip on Turkey's political scene, writes Yvo ...

Seven suspected PKK members killed in Turkey clashes overnight

AAAJ and agencies

Seven suspected PKK members killed in Turkey clashes overnight

Turkish army says that the clashes began when the PKK attacked Turkish security forces in the country's southeast.

AAAJ and agencies

US consulate in Turkey targeted in wave of attacks

The US consulate in Istanbul came under gunfire on Monday, claimed by DHKP-C, as a number of people are killed in a wave of separate attacks on ...

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