Turkey's post coup actions in line with law: Erdogan
Baku-APA. Turkey has not compromised its laws even after the July 15 coup attempt, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
07:30 30 July
Iraq rocked by multiple deadly bomb attacks
Baku-APA. Six people were killed and 20 injured Friday in four separate bomb attacks across Baghdad, according to authorities, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
06:40 30 July
5 soldiers martyred in PKK terror attack in SE Turkey
Baku-APA. At least five Turkish soldiers were martyred and eight others were injured in a clash with PKK terrorists in southeastern Turkey on Friday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
23:00 29 July
2 police martyred in PKK terror attack in SE Turkey
Baku-APA. Two police officers were martyred and 10 other officers were injured Thursday in a car bomb attack by PKK terrorists on a police station in the southeast province of Hakkari, security sources told Anadolu Agency, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
06:20 28 July
Mortar, bombing in Baghdad kill six, including four children
Baku-APA. A mortar attack south of Baghdad at a camp for people displaced from the war with Islamic State killed four children and a woman on Wednesday, while a separate suicide bombing in a northern district killed a policeman, security sources said, APA reports quoting Reuters.
00:25 28 July
Erdogan: Turkey abides by refugee deal with EU
Baku-APA. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday that the coup attempt 15 July would not change Ankara’s commitment to a refugee deal with the European Union (EU), APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
07:08 26 July
Suicide bombing north of Baghdad kills 16, Islamic State claims attack
Baku-APA. A suicide car bombing claimed by Islamic State killed 16 people including a group of women and children packed into a minibus outside an Iraqi town on Monday morning, police and hospital sources said, APA reports quoting Reuters.
21:35 25 July
Kerry warns of new challenge in securing Iraq after Islamic State
Baku-APA. The battlefield momentum in Iraq and Syria has shifted against Islamic State, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday, but the international community must now also confront the challenge of stabilizing newly liberated areas, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:20 21 July
French lawmakers extend state of emergency after Nice attack
Baku-APA. French lawmakers approved a six-month extension of emergency rule on Wednesday after last week's truck attack on holiday crowds in Nice, the third deadly assault in just 18 months for which Islamist militants have claimed responsibility, APA reports quoting Reuters.
02:10 21 July
Afghan refugee with ax attacks passengers on German train
Baku-APA. A 17-year-old Afghan refugee wielding an ax and a knife attacked passengers on a train in southern Germany on Monday evening, severely wounding four, before he was shot dead by police, the interior minister for the state of Bavaria said, APA reports quoting Reuters.
05:32 19 July
Barack Obama: "U.S to continue its unwavering support for Turkey’s democratically elected government"
Baku-APA. President Barack Obama received a briefing today from his national security team on the situation in Turkey following a coup attempt, White House officials said, APA reports quoting the U.S. Department of Defense.
23:19 16 July
Turkey Incirlik airspace closed
Power to Turkey's Incirlik Air Base in Adana has been cut, the U.S. consulate in Turkey said Saturday. Local authorities are preventing movement onto and off the base, according to the consulate, which warned U.S. citizens to avoid the air base until normal operations are restored.
18:23 16 July
Turkey army says it seizes power: Martial law imposed
Istanbul. Mayis Alizadeh - APA. . Curfew and martial law imposed was imposed in Turkey as military said that has taken power, APA’s Turkish bureau reports.
02:07 16 July
Turkey slams US State Dept. comments on southeast
Baku-APA. U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby's comments regarding the Human Rights Watch report on southeastern Turkey do not reflect reality, the Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman said Thursday, APA reports quoting Anadolu.
04:30 15 July
Mali World Heritage site in danger: UNESCO
Baku-APA. A World Heritage site in central Mali that features elaborate pre-Islamic mud houses is in danger of deteriorating because it cannot be protected adequately in the face of insecurity, UNESCO said on Wednesday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:10 14 July
US to pay peshmerga who take part in fight for Mosul
Baku-APA. The salaries of peshmerga fighters who take part in an upcoming campaign to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from Daesh will be paid by the U.S. as part of a military protocol inked Tuesday between the U.S. Defense Department and the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG), the KRG’s Ministry of Peshmerga Affairs said Wednesday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
04:31 14 July
Islamic State car bomb attack kills seven north of Baghdad
Baku-APA. A suicide bomber killed at least seven people north of Baghdad on Wednesday, security and medical sources said, in the second bombing claimed by Islamic State in the district in as many days, APA reports quoting Reuters.
22:11 13 July
Iran summons French ambassador over dissident meeting in Paris
Baku-APA. Iran summoned the French ambassador on Tuesday to protest about a meeting held in Paris by Iranians in exile who seek the overthrow of the Islamic Republic, APA reports quoting Reuters.
05:27 13 July
Rebels attack government lines in Syria's Aleppo after supply road cut
Baku-APA. Rebels attacked Syrian government positions in the historic center of Aleppo on Monday in response to an offensive that cut a road leading into the opposition-held sector of the city, monitors and insurgents said, APA reports quoting Reuters.
05:31 12 July
U.S. to send more troops to Iraq ahead of Mosul offensive
Baku-APA. The United States is stepping up its military campaign against Islamic State by sending hundreds more troops to assist Iraqi forces in an expected push on the city of Mosul, the militants' largest stronghold, later this year, APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:28 12 July