Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Photo: Reuters Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Photo: Reuters
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Photo: Reuters
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Turkey launches new ground and air offensive against Kurds in northern Iraq

  • Turkish television showed images of paratroopers jumping from helicopters and camouflaged soldiers firing guns
  • Turkey’s Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said the operation began on Friday afternoon and involved commandos who were backed up by drones and attack helicopters

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Photo: Reuters Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Photo: Reuters
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Photo: Reuters
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