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Six Turkish security force members killed in Kurdish militant attack


Turkey has moved dozens of new artillery pieces, armored vehicles and tank units to Kurdish-held Afrin, in Syria

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) – Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants staged an attack near a military base in southeast Turkey’s Siirt province, killing six Turkish security force members and wounding seven, security sources said on Friday. 198 more words

Iraq will prevent attacks on Turkey, Iraqi PM Abadi tells Turkey’s Yildirim

REUTERS | Published — Tuesday 27 March 2018

Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi speaks during a ceremony in Najaf, Iraq January 7, 2018. (Reuters)

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