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Clashes in northwest Syria kill 35 fighters: monitor

Clashes in northwest Syria kill 35 fighters: monitor

Clashes on the edge of a militant bastion in northwestern Syria have killed 35 fighters in 24 hours, a monitor said Monday, after regime bombardment on the region devastated health services.

12 killed in pro-regime attacks on northwestern Syria

12 killed in pro-regime attacks on northwestern Syria

Attacks by Syrian regime forces and their Russian allies killed 12 civilians in the country's northwest on Friday in the latest violation of an eight-month-old truce, a war monitor said.

Escalation in Syria's Idlib displaces nearly 140,000: UN

Escalation in Syria's Idlib displaces nearly 140,000: UN

Fighting in northwestern Syria has displaced nearly 140,000 people since February, the UN said on Wednesday, as the regime and its ally Russia have stepped up their bombardment.

Nurse kidnapped by IS five years ago may be alive, Red Cross says

Nurse kidnapped by IS five years ago may be alive, Red Cross says

A New Zealand nurse believed abducted with two drivers by Islamic State militants in Syria in 2013 may still be alive, the International Committee of the Red Cross has revealed for the first time in an appeal for news of her whereabouts.

Twin blasts in rebel-held Syrian city Idlib kill at least 15

Twin blasts in rebel-held Syrian city Idlib kill at least 15

Twin explosions in the bustling centre of the rebel-held northwestern Syrian city of Idlib on Monday killed at least 15 people and injured scores, medics and witnesses said.

Turkey doing what is required to maintain peace in Idlib - foreign minister

Turkey doing what is required to maintain peace in Idlib - foreign minister

Turkey is doing what is required to maintain peace and prevent violations in Syria's northern Idlib, the last major rebel stronghold in Syria, Turkey's foreign minister said on Monday.

Turkey sends more reinforcements to border with Syria's Idlib

Turkey sends more reinforcements to border with Syria's Idlib

Turkey loaded tanks and armoured vehicles onto trucks on Saturday and dispatched the convoy to the Turkish province of Hatay on the Syrian border, the Demiroren news agency said.

Turkey reinforces troops on border with Syria's Idlib

Turkey reinforces troops on border with Syria's Idlib

Turkey sent a convoy of commando units and armoured vehicles to the Turkish province of Hatay on the Syrian border, state-owned Anadolu news agency said on Friday.

Gunmen kill two activists in northwest Syria

Gunmen kill two activists in northwest Syria

Two activists critical of both the regime and jihadists were gunned down Friday in Syria's last major rebel bastion in the northwest of the country, their radio station and a monitor said.

US says some militants withdrawing from Syria's Idlib

US says some militants withdrawing from Syria's Idlib

Some militants have withdrawn from the demilitarisation zone in Idlib following a deal between Russia and Turkey on the northwestern Syrian region, a US official said on Wednesday.

Syria army warns Idlib residents as deadline looms

Syria army warns Idlib residents as deadline looms

Syria's army Friday warned residents of the country's last major rebel bastion to stay away from jihadists, who have yet to withdraw from a buffer zone ahead of a looming deadline.

Syrian rebels complete withdrawal of heavy weapons from Idlib frontline

Syrian rebels complete withdrawal of heavy weapons from Idlib frontline

Syrian rebels completed the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the frontline in Idlib on Monday, under the deal between Russia and Turkey to create a demilitarised zone, the state-owned Anadolu news agency said.