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Russian strikes kill nine civilians in Syria

Russian strikes kill nine civilians in Syria

Air strikes by Syrian regime ally Russia on Sunday killed nine civilians in the jihadist-run enclave of Idlib in the northwest of the country, a war monitor said.

After Baghdadi raid, Syria villagers tell of quiet neighbour

After Baghdadi raid, Syria villagers tell of quiet neighbour

In the middle of the night amid the olive trees of northwest Syria, Abu Ahmad heard soldiers "speaking a foreign language" attack the home next door.

Syrian government artillery pounds south Idlib

Syrian government artillery pounds south Idlib

Syrian troops shelled the south of Idlib on Sunday, according to rescuers and residents in the rebel stronghold where a ceasefire had halted a fierce army offensive two weeks ago.

Missile attack kills 40 Syria militants after truce called: monitor

Missile attack kills 40 Syria militants after truce called: monitor

At least 40 militant leaders were killed Saturday after a missile attack targeted their meeting in northwestern Syria, hours after a Russian-backed ceasefire came into effect, a war monitor said.

Air strikes stop in Syria's Idlib after truce announced

Air strikes stop in Syria's Idlib after truce announced

Air strikes on Syria's northwestern Idlib region stopped on Saturday after a Russian-backed ceasefire went into effect following four months of deadly bombardment, a war monitor said.

Syria, Russia step up assault on rebel stronghold

Syria, Russia step up assault on rebel stronghold

Syria and its ally Russia have stepped up an offensive against the last big stronghold of Syrian rebels, mounting more air raids and deploying ground reinforcements including Iranian-backed militias

Warplanes strike near Turkish military post in northwest Syria

Warplanes strike near Turkish military post in northwest Syria

Air strikes hit rebel positions near a Turkish military post in northwest Syria on Wednesday, where the Russia-backed army has waged a fierce offensive against rebels

Russia, Turkey raise concerns over fighting in Syria's Idlib

Russia, Turkey raise concerns over fighting in Syria's Idlib

The leaders of Russia and Turkey said Tuesday they shared deep concerns over fighting in northwestern Syria

Car blast, air strikes hit Syria's Idlib city

Car blast, air strikes hit Syria's Idlib city

A car bomb exploded in the rebel-held Syrian city of Idlib on Saturday, a war monitor and opposition news channel said, as air strikes hit its outskirts in a government offensive on the last major opposition bastion.

Syrian army takes towns in northwest that rebels held for years

Syrian army takes towns in northwest that rebels held for years

Syrian troops on Friday reclaimed a cluster of towns they had lost early in the eight-year-old war, pressing their offensive in the northwest, the country's last big rebel stronghold.

Over 70,000 displaced by Idlib violence, Syrian officials say

Over 70,000 displaced by Idlib violence, Syrian officials say

More than 70,000 people were displaced from the southern countryside of Idlib province in Syria during August due to a surge in violence, Idlib's health directorate said on Wednesday.

Syrian rebels withdraw from area in NW after government advance

Syrian rebels withdraw from area in NW after government advance

Syrian rebels withdrew from a town in southern Idlib province and from their last remaining territory in neighbouring Hama province after government troops advances in the area