Gulf Times - Idlib
Russian jets strike Syrian rebel-held bastion in heaviest strikes since ceasefire

Russian jets strike Syrian rebel-held bastion in heaviest strikes since ceasefire

Syrian opposition sources said Russian jets bombed rebel-held northwestern Syria on Sunday in the most extensive strikes since a Turkish-Russian deal halted major fighting with a ceasefire nearly six months ago.

Russia, Turkey halt patrols in Syria's Idlib over militant attacks

Russia, Turkey halt patrols in Syria's Idlib over militant attacks

Russia and Turkey have suspended joint military patrols carried out along the M4 highway in Syria's northwestern region of Idlib over increasing militant attacks in the area, the Russian foreign ministry said.

Russia says joint patrol with Turkey struck by bomb in Syria

Russia says joint patrol with Turkey struck by bomb in Syria

A roadside bomb planted by Syrian militants detonated near a joint Russian-Turkish patrol in northern Syria on Tuesday morning, injuring three Russian soldiers, the Russian Defence Ministry said.

We face famine or virus: Syria's displaced alarmed at aid impasse

We face famine or virus: Syria's displaced alarmed at aid impasse

After surviving months of bombardment, Nasr Sultan now fears his 10 children may starve or catch coronavirus as a divided UN holds up a renewal of cross-border humanitarian aid to rebel-held northwest Syria.

QRCS, QFFD sign pact to support displaced Syrians in Idlib

QRCS, QFFD sign pact to support displaced Syrians in Idlib

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) and Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to provide lifesaving medical support worth $4mn for Syrian ...

Aid agencies move to block virus outbreak in Syria rebel-held region

Aid agencies move to block virus outbreak in Syria rebel-held region

Aid agencies are moving to prevent a novel coronavirus outbreak in conflict-plagued northwestern Syria, where damaged health infrastructure and massive displacement make containment a nearly impossible task.

Erdogan says will hold EU talks in Brussels Monday

Erdogan says will hold EU talks in Brussels Monday

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he will hold talks in Brussels Monday as he called on Greece to "open the gates" for migrants at Turkey's border trying to get to Europe.

Two more Turkish soldiers killed in Syria ahead of Erdogan-Putin meet

Two more Turkish soldiers killed in Syria ahead of Erdogan-Putin meet

Two more Turkish soldiers were killed by government forces in northwest Syria, the defence ministry said on Wednesday, as fighting raged

Putin, Erdogan to discuss developments in Syria's Idlib

Putin, Erdogan to discuss developments in Syria's Idlib

The Russian Presidency announced that Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will discuss on Thursday the developments in Syria ...

Turkey fighter jet downs Syrian warplane over Idlib

Turkey fighter jet downs Syrian warplane over Idlib

A Turkish fighter jet downed a Syrian regime warplane over the northwestern Idlib province Tuesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights war monitor said, in the third such downing in three days.

Syrian government plane downed in Idlib -Turkey

Syrian government plane downed in Idlib -Turkey

A Syrian government plane was downed in the northwestern Idlib province, Turkey's state-owned Anadolu Agency said on Sunday.

Turkey says it destroyed 'chemical warfare facility' in Syria

Turkey says it destroyed 'chemical warfare facility' in Syria

A Turkish official said Saturday that Turkey destroyed a chemical warfare facility after dozens of its soldiers were killed by Syrian regime fire in the last-rebel enclave of Idlib province.