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Turkish jets bomb Kurdish rebel bases in north Iraq

ISTANBUL — Turkish jets have bombed Kurdish rebel hideouts in northern Iraq, home to members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), the army said on Sunday. “Two groups of targets belonging to the separatist terrorists in the regions of Zap and Kahurk were hit with efficiency in the evening…

Turkey bombs Iraq provinces

Turkey has bombed the Sulaimaniyah and Arbil provinces of Iraq’s autonomous northern Kurdish region, wounding one civilian, Kurdish officials said on Wednesday. “The Turkish aerial bombardment was renewed on Tuesday night and the civilian Ismail Baz Hamed, 20, was wounded during this bombing,” said Hassan Abdullah, the mayor of the Qalat Dizah area in Sulaimaniyah. “The bombing caused…

WikiLeaks release to show NATO ally Turkey helped Al Qaeda in Iraq

US diplomatic cables set for imminent release by WikiLeaks will reportedly show that NATO ally Turkey aided Al Qaeda in Iraq, while the US supported the PKK, a Kurdish separatist group fighting Turkey. The claim was made in the London-based Arabic newspaper Al-Hayat, reports Reuters: The next release is expected…

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