Several Kurdish militants killed as Turkish security forces, PKK clash

Turkish security forces killed 29 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in an operation in a mountainous area of eastern Turkey’s Agri and Van provinces, the Agri governor’s office said on Friday. Turkey’s army said on Thursday three Turkish soldiers and a member of the state-sponsored village guard militia had been killed in the operation, launched… Read More Several Kurdish militants killed as Turkish security forces, PKK clash

Dozens of civilians killed as U.S. airstrikes hit east Syria

An air strike on Thursday evening killed at least 35 civilians, including family members of Islamic State fighters, in al-Mayadin, a town held by the jihadists near Deir al-Zor in eastern Syria, a war monitor reported. A spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State said that its forces had conducted strikes near al-Mayadin on… Read More Dozens of civilians killed as U.S. airstrikes hit east Syria