Eleven killed in explosion in north Syria targeting al-Qaeda gunmen

According to reports, the blast occurred on Friday on the southern edge of the rebel-held city of Idlib with seven members belonging to the al-Qaeda-linked Hayat Tahrir al-Sham.

published on : 19th January 2019

'Vladimir Putin, Tayyip Erdogan agreed further steps on creation of demilitarised zone in Syria'

They agreed on further steps to respect the agreement on creating such a demilitarized strip, but at the same time measures to prevent extremists from attempts to sabotage this important agreement

published on : 2nd December 2018

Jihadists kill eight Syria troops near truce zone: Human Rights monitor

The deadly jihadist assault came hours after government troops killed 23 fighters of a formerly US-backed rebel group inside the planned buffer zone.

published on : 10th November 2018

Idlib: Syria buffer deal hangs in balance hours before deadline

The accord also provides for the clearance of heavy weapons from a U-shaped zone around the northwestern region of Idlib, but a monitor said rebels late Saturday fired mortar shells from it.

published on : 15th October 2018

Government forces shell Syria's Idlib after UN chief Antonio Guterres warned of 'bloodbath'

The Britain-based war monitor did not immediately report any casualties from the bombardment which came after shelling and air strikes killed at least 15 civilians in the rebel zone since September 4.

published on : 12th September 2018

Major Idlib raid could spark worst catastrophe of 21st century: UN

Since 2015, Idlib has been home to a complex array of anti-regime forces: secular rebels, Islamists, Syrian jihadists with ties to Al-Qaeda -- and their foreign counterparts.

published on : 10th September 2018

US has seen evidence of Syria preparing chemical weapons in Idlib: Envoy

Jeffrey said an attack by Russian and Syrian forces, and the use of chemical weapons, would force huge refugee flows into southeastern Turkey or areas in Syria under Turkish control.

published on : 7th September 2018

Mounting global fears of massacre in Syria's Idlib

Troops have been massing on the edges of the northwestern province on the border with Turkey for weeks, raising fears of a humanitarian disaster on a scale not yet seen in Syria's seven-year conflict.

published on : 5th September 2018

Kremlin criticizes Donald Trump's warnings about attacking Idlib

Donald Trump on Monday sent a tweet warning the Syrian government and its allies against a "reckless attack" on rebel-held Idlib province.

published on : 4th September 2018

Russian air strikes batter Syria's rebel-controlled Idlib: War monitor

Regime ally Moscow and rebel backer Ankara have held several rounds of talks aimed at averting an assault, but government troops have been massing near the rebel zone. 

published on : 4th September 2018

Trump warns Syria not to 'recklessly attack' Idlib province

Earlier Monday, Iran called for militants to be "cleaned out" of Idlib, as it prepared for talks with Syria and Russia about confronting the last major enclave held by rebels opposed to Assad.

published on : 4th September 2018

Pope Francis warns of 'humanitarian catastrophe' in Syrian rebel bastion

The pontiff said there were still "winds of war" and "unsettling news about the risk of a possible humanitarian catastrophe in the province of Idlib."

published on : 2nd September 2018

Syria: Idlib rebels blow up two key bridges to hamper expected government assault

In recent days, both the government and its ally Russia have stepped up their rhetoric against the rebel presence in Idlib, which is dominated by the Hayat Tahrir al-Sham

published on : 31st August 2018

Syria conflict: Assault on Idlib may spark humanitarian calamity, aid groups say

Since Syria's conflict erupted in 2011, more than 350,000 people have been killed, more than 11 million have fled their homes and medical infrastructure has been systematically targeted.

published on : 31st August 2018

Britain, France, US present UN draft resolution on Syria chemical attack

The draft resolution "condemns in the strongest terms the use of chemical weapons" in Syria.

published on : 5th April 2017