Idlib

US says ''grave'' consequences if Syria's al Qaeda dominates Idlib province

The United States warned a takeover of rebel-held northwestern Idlib province by Syrian jihadists linked to a former al Qaeda affiliate would have grave consequences and make it difficult to dissuade Russia from renewing bombing that recently stopped.

Aug 03, 2017, 08:19 AM IST

Turkey and Russia to deploy in Syria's Idlib

Ibrahim Kalin said the de-escalation zones, agreed by Turkey, Russia and Iran, would be further discussed during talks in the Kazakh capital Astana in early July, Haberturk television channel said.
 

Jun 22, 2017, 21:59 PM IST

Syrian doctors plead for help, fearing the world is "bored" with their conflict

Tens of thousands of displaced Syrians have found refuge in the northern province of Idlib, which borders Turkey.

Jun 14, 2017, 00:19 AM IST
Syrian army retakes most of rebel-held district on edge of Damascus

Syrian army retakes most of rebel-held district on edge of Damascus

The Syrian army and its allies are on the verge of completely seizing the rebel-held district of Qaboun on the edge of the capital Damascus following over two months of aerial strikes and artillery shelling, rebels and state media said on Sunday.

May 14, 2017, 14:08 PM IST
Syria chemical attack has changed my view of Assad: Donald Trump

Syria chemical attack has changed my view of Assad: Donald Trump

United States President Donald Trump has said the chemical attack on Syria`s Idlib province affected his deeply and tranformed his thinking about the Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.

Apr 06, 2017, 10:19 AM IST

Air strikes kill 9 in Syria's Idlib: Observatory

Air strikes pounded Syria`s rebel-held Idlib province on Wednesday, killing at least nine people, including children, a war monitoring group said.

Mar 15, 2017, 14:05 PM IST

130 bodies found in Syria mass graves

The bodies of some 130 fighters shot execution-style or beheaded by rival jihadists have been found in mass graves in northwestern Syria, a monitoring group and rebel sources said Thursday.

Feb 23, 2017, 23:29 PM IST

Germany says helped broker ceasefire for valley near Damascus

German diplomats helped broker a ceasefire between the Syrian government and rebel forces in a mountainous valley near Damascus, a deal designed to restore water supplies to the capital, the German foreign ministry said on Friday.

Jan 20, 2017, 21:40 PM IST
Gunmen burn buses, hindering Aleppo evacuation deal

Gunmen burn buses, hindering Aleppo evacuation deal

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said there was no sign the buses had left Aleppo or the villages, and a passenger on one told Reuters he had been on the bus for four hours and was still in the city`s rebel enclave.

Dec 19, 2016, 00:28 AM IST
Syrian Army seizes key areas in Aleppo

Syrian Army seizes key areas in Aleppo

Airstrikes on rebel-held areas in the country's northwestern city of Idlib killed 25 people on Tuesday.

Dec 07, 2016, 13:11 PM IST

Air strikes and artillery kill 20 in rebel-held Syrian province of Idlib

Air strikes and government artillery killed at least 20 people, including 10 children, in the largely rebel-held Syrian province of Idlib on Tuesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Nov 09, 2016, 03:42 AM IST

Russia again denies any children killed in Syria school strike

The Russian army on Monday denied any children were present in a school in Syria`s Idlib province where 28 people were killed in an October airstrike blamed on Moscow.

Nov 07, 2016, 09:31 AM IST

Syria rebels battle to break Aleppo siege

Fresh fighting shook Aleppo on Saturday as rebels battled to break a siege of the city by the Syrian regime, accused by Washington of using starvation as a weapon of war.

Oct 29, 2016, 15:22 PM IST

Blast at Syria-Turkey border kills 29 rebels: Monitor

At least 29 Syrian rebels were killed in a blast at a border crossing with Turkey on Thursday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Oct 06, 2016, 15:09 PM IST
24 killed in air strikes on Syria's Idlib: Monitor

24 killed in air strikes on Syria's Idlib: Monitor

It was not immediately clear who carried out the raids that also hit several neighbourhoods in Idlib and wounded at least 90 people, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Sep 10, 2016, 22:43 PM IST
At least 25 killed in bombing in Syria's Idlib town

At least 25 killed in bombing in Syria's Idlib town

At least 25 people, including children, were killed in a bombing in Syria's Idlib town, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on Thursday.

Aug 18, 2016, 18:39 PM IST

Dozens dead as warplanes pound rebel-held north Syria

Syrian and Russian warplanes have launched a wave of air strikes in northern Syria, killing dozens in areas held by a rebel alliance battling to take control of second city Aleppo.

Aug 15, 2016, 02:40 AM IST
Two people killed, babies injured after maternity hospital bombed in Syria

Two people killed, babies injured after maternity hospital bombed in Syria

A maternity hospital in Syria was bombed in a shameful and illegal act that sent babies crashing to the floor in their incubators said Save the Children charity organisation.

Jul 30, 2016, 17:36 PM IST

Save the Children-supported Syria maternity hospital bombed

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said a jihadist from Al-Nusra Front, which has changed its name to Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, was killed in the raid.
 

Jul 29, 2016, 23:31 PM IST

Al Qaeda in Syria executes 14 `government forces`

Al-Qaeda`s Syrian affiliate Al-Nusra Front has executed 14 captured men it accused of fighting for President Bashar al-Assad, in retaliation for a regime advance near Damascus.

Jul 21, 2016, 18:04 PM IST