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Russian forces destroy stockpile of drones in Idlib, Syria

MOSCOW: Russia’s defence ministry said on Friday it had destroyed a stockpile of drones in Syria’s Idlib province after militants used drones to attack its bases in the country last week, Russian news agencies reported, and said it had also found and ...

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Syrian rebels declare counter attack in Idlib province

BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) – Rebels launched a counter attack against Syrian government forces and their allies in Idlib province on Thursday, trying to roll back an advance that is fuelling tension with neighboring Turkey. Fighting raged in Idlib, where a government ...

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Idlib offensive sparks debate over Turkish reaction

Related Articles ANKARA: The intensification of airstrikes by the Syrian regime and its ally Russia in the northwest Idlib province is generating debate about how Turkey will react.Experts say the regime wants to reassert its authority in the province, the ...

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Syria regime unleashes its brutal air power on Idlib

Related Articles BEIRUT: Regime forces upped the pressure on two of the last opposition bastions in Syria, with airstrikes in Idlib province and a move to break a siege near Damascus Monday.Syrian and Russian aircraft pounded targets in the northwestern ...

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Al-Qaeda divisions may aid Assad as he eyes Syria’s Idlib

Related Articles BEIRUT: As President Bashar Al-Assad seeks to reassert his authority in Idlib, the only remaining province in Syria where his forces have almost no presence, he may be aided there by deep fractures within Al-Qaeda, the militant group ...

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Tensions continue as Daesh re-enters Idlib after clashes

Related Articles BEIRUT: The Daesh group has seized territory in Syria’s Idlib province after clashes with rival militants, a monitor said Friday.The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said Daesh had captured the village of Bashkun after clashes with ...

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Russia hopes Turkey can stabilize situation in Syria’s Idlib: RIA

Related Articles MOSCOW: Russia hopes that Turkey can stabilize the situation in Syria’s Idlib Province where Moscow believes there is a high threat of attacks by militants, a senior Russian diplomat said on Monday, the RIA news agency reported.“There is ...

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Syria demands immediate Turkish withdrawal from Idlib

ANKARA: Damascus is demanding the “immediate and unconditional withdrawal” of Turkish troops from Syria’s northwest province of Idlib.Turkish troops entered Idlib Thursday night as part of Ankara’s commitments under the Astana deal brokered by Russia, Iran and Turkey last month. ...

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What challenges for Turkish forces in Idlib?

ANKARA: Following days of reconnaissance activities in Idlib, some 100 Turkish soldiers — including commandoes — set foot in the Syrian province Thursday night with armored vehicles, tanks and artillery as part of Ankara’s attempts to establish a “de-escalation zone” ...

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