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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

No major assault planned on Syria's Idlib: Russia

"There's currently no question and can be no question of an operation, of a major assault on Idlib," Russia's Syria envoy Alexander Lavrentiev said in remarks reported by Russian agencies.

published on : 1st August 2018

After capture of Eastern Ghouta, Syria army to target cradle of revolt in Daraa

After securing the capital from deadly rockets that once rained in from its suburbs, President Bashar al-Assad now has forces ready to redeploy elsewhere in the war-ravaged country.

published on : 15th April 2018

France warns of 'new disaster' looming in Syria's Idlib

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian hoped yesterday's strikes, aimed at punishing the regime over its alleged use of toxic gas, would convince Russia to pressure Assad.

published on : 15th April 2018

For evacuees from Ghouta 'hell', Syria's Idlib like 'heaven'

Just days ago, Fadi al-Shami was struggling to buy overpriced baby milk in Syria's besieged and bombed Eastern Ghouta. Now evacuated to Idlib, he can finally afford to feed his infant.

published on : 30th March 2018

Top jihadist commander killed by rival Syria rebels: Monitor 

A prominent jihadist commander was killed by a rival hardline group in northern Syria today, a monitor said, in a new sign of fierce intra-rebel tensions in the area.

published on : 16th February 2018
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