Armed Attack on CHP Convoy

Fire has been opened on convoy of the CHP Leader in Artvin. The vehicle’s private soldier driver has lost his life, two other soldiers in the guard vehicle have been slightly injured. Kılıçdaroğlu and those who were in the convoy are safe.

Aslı Erdoğan: I Haven’t been Given My Medication, Wasn’t Let Out To Fresh Air

Arrested Özgür Gündem daily Publishing Consultant Board member, novelist and columnist Aslı Erdoğan has noted that she had not been given her medication in the prison and was being held in a solitary confinement cell. Her attorneys have objected to her arrest.

Curfew Declared in 6 Villages of Batman

Curfew was declared in six villages of Sason district of Batman as of August 24, 5 p.m. until further notice.

YPG: We Won’t Draw Back From West of Euphrates

YPG Spokesperson Rêdur Xelil talking to the Voice of America Radio has noted: “The real target of this operation is rather the Kurdish people and their gains than the DAEŞ (ISIS)”.

Kalın: Aim of The Jarablus Operation is to Clean our Borders From DAEŞ, YPG

Presidential Spokesperson İbrahim Kalın has stated that the Jarablus Operation is carried out in order to clean Turkey’s borders from all “terrorist” elements such as ISIS and YPG.


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