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Jun 4 2021

Map: Turkish Bases on Iraqi Soil

After this agreement, in 1992, 1995, 1996 and 1997, the Turkish army crossed the northern borders of Iraq several times, and especially in 1996 and 1997, Turkey deployed its forces in the Iraqi Kurdistan region and with the consent of Masoud Barzani (Kurdish Democratic Party) established several bases in parts of Duhok province. The ‘Border Security and Cooperation Treaty’ signed in 1983 between Iraq and Turkey, was suspended by Iraq between 1988 and 1991, prompting Turkey to suspend operations on Iraqi soil during those years. According to official and unofficial statistics, there are currently more than 3,000 Turkish troops in …

May 4 2021

Latest Updates on north of Iraq, 4 May 2021

PKK media releasing a footage claimed that Turkish Army is attacked on Pramit height, Avashin area and after four Turkish troops killed, PKK forces plundered some of their light and heavy ammos, one night vision goggle and one communication system. PKK reported of 28 Turkish troops and one Turkish officer killed in different points of Khantur area. In a footage released by PKK, body of a Turkish soldier is shown. Two PKK troops kills confirmed. Turkish DM reported of discovering and destroying several safe havens and ammos of PKK. It is reported that 53 PKK militants were killed so far …

Apr 27 2021

Turkish Army and PKK casualties in northern Iraq

Several days after the operation began, the Turkish Ministry of Defense announced that a soldier had been killed in ongoing clashes with PKK militants in Dohuk province. Later, Turkish Ministry of Defense announced that two Turkish soldiers have been killed and one wounded so far. The Turkish military also said 37 PKK militants had been killed since the start of operation. On the other hand, PKK stated that 38 Turkish soldiers were killed and more than 12 others were wounded in northern Iraq. Currently, clashes continue in the northern regions of Iraq, and if the Turkish operation continues, there is …

Feb 11 2021

New Turkish Offensive in Northern Iraq, Three Turkish Soldiers killed

The Turkish Ministry of Defense announced yesterday that Turkish forces have launched another operation called “Claw Eagle 2” in northern Iraq. On the occasion of the start of the operation, the Turkish army released a video of the transfer of Turkish special forces to the foothills of Mount Gareh in areas controlled by the Iraqi Kurdistan region. Clashes reportedly broke out between Turkish forces and the PKK after the transfer of Turkish troops to the region, with Turkey announcing that two of its troops had been killed in the fighting hours after the operation began. The admission that Turkish troops …

Jan 23 2021

Turkish Army Bombs Northern Iraq + Video

According to reports, Turkish aircraft targeted a car in the village of Gary in the Chamanki district, which is said to belong to PKK, injuring four civilians, including two children. Turkish Air Force also severely targeted areas near Haji Imran, killing about 300 sheep in one of the attacks. The bombing of northern Iraq is continued by Turkey as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan once again spoke out about the attack on Sinjar. “Maybe one night we will suddenly come to get Sinjar,” Erdogan said, referring to one of his previous remarks about Sinjar. Erdogan also announced the possibility of a …