Idlib

Showing of 21 - 40 from 60 results
Idlib - Total results - 60
Russia and Turkey agree to create buffer zone in Syria's Idlib by 15 October
World

Russia and Turkey agree to create buffer zone in Syria's Idlib by 15 October

Idlib is held by an array of rebels. The most powerful is Tahrir al-Sham, an amalgamation of Islamist groups dominated by the former Nusra Front - an al Qaeda affiliate until 2016.

UN commission calls on rebels to leave urban areas in Syria's Idlib to protect civilians from regime assault
World

UN commission calls on rebels to leave urban areas in Syria's Idlib to protect civilians from regime assault

UN agencies and relief organisations have warned repeatedly that any major assault on the province of Idlib, which borders Turkey, could spark one of the worst humanitarian disasters of Syria's seven-year war.

Russia to brief United Nations Security Council on the 'major humanitarian catastrophe' in Syria's Idlib
World

Russia to brief United Nations Security Council on the 'major humanitarian catastrophe' in Syria's Idlib

Russia will brief the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday about the results of the Tehran summit it held with Iran and Turkey on the fate of Syria's Idlib province, diplomats said.

Large-scale offensive in Syria's Idlib province could spark worst catastrophe of 21st century, says UN
World

Large-scale offensive in Syria's Idlib province could spark worst catastrophe of 21st century, says UN

The UN statement comes as Syrian troops, backed by Russia and Iran, surrounded Syria's Idlib province ahead of an expected onslaught against the largest rebel-held zone left in the country.

'Violent' Russian airstrikes hit Syria's Idlib after Tehran summit failure; aid bodies warn of humanitarian disaster
World

'Violent' Russian airstrikes hit Syria's Idlib after Tehran summit failure; aid bodies warn of humanitarian disaster

At least four civilians were killed in the strikes in Idlib province in Syria as dozens of barrel bombs were dropped by regime aircraft.

Syria government has right to 'take control of all its territory', says Russian president Vladimir Putin
World

Syria government has right to 'take control of all its territory', says Russian president Vladimir Putin

The Russian leader said it was important to begin work on a political settlement in Syria "as soon as possible" and urged Iran and Turkey to ramp up their coordination with Russia of their countries' foreign and defence ministries and security services.

Kremlin says Syrian army 'getting ready to solve terrorism problem' in Idlib, does not provide timeframe for offensive
World

Kremlin says Syrian army 'getting ready to solve terrorism problem' in Idlib, does not provide timeframe for offensive

Idlib is held by a complex array of rebels and jihadists, many of whom have been blacklisted as "terrorists" by world powers. Syrian government forces are now massing around the northwestern province in preparation for the assault.

In video shared online, Syria al Qaeda leader Abu Mohammed al-Golani vows to continue fight in Idlib province
World

In video shared online, Syria al Qaeda leader Abu Mohammed al-Golani vows to continue fight in Idlib province

His comments came as Syria government forces have been sending reinforcements into Idlib, in the country's northwest along the border with Turkey.

Toll in arms depot explosion in Syria's Idlib rises to 69; monitor says most casualties civilians, including 17 children
World

Toll in arms depot explosion in Syria's Idlib rises to 69; monitor says most casualties civilians, including 17 children

Most of the civilians killed in the blast in Syria's Idlib province were family members of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham fighters displaced to the area from the central province of Homs.

Arms depot blast kills 39, including children in Syria's Idlib province; cause of explosion unclear
World

Arms depot blast kills 39, including children in Syria's Idlib province; cause of explosion unclear

An explosion at a weapons depot in northwest Syria's Idlib province killed at least 39 civilians including children

UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres calls for investigation into Syrian air strikes allegedly carried out by Russia
World

UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres calls for investigation into Syrian air strikes allegedly carried out by Russia

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for an investigation into the air strikes in Syria on 7 June. The attacks are believed to be carried out by Russia

French foreign minister says new humanitarian disaster looming in Syria's Idlib region
World

French foreign minister says new humanitarian disaster looming in Syria's Idlib region

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian warned on Sunday that a new humanitarian disaster was looming in Syria, in the rebel-held region of Idlib,

Syria conflict: More than 1,000 civilians dead in Eastern Ghouta since 18 Feb; govt forces isolate rebel town Duoma
World

Syria conflict: More than 1,000 civilians dead in Eastern Ghouta since 18 Feb; govt forces isolate rebel town Duoma

Syrian regime forces continued their offensive against Eastern Ghouta on Sunday, a day after they cut off the rebel-held enclave's largest town.

In Syria's eastern Ghouta thousands huddle in tunnels in unhygienic conditions as bombing continues
World

In Syria's eastern Ghouta thousands huddle in tunnels in unhygienic conditions as bombing continues

Around 600 civilians have been killed in the Syrian military's offensive to recapture the region adjacent to the capital, Damascus

Syrian regime retakes over quarter of rebel-held Eastern Ghouta enclave as civilians flee from bloodshed
World

Syrian regime retakes over quarter of rebel-held Eastern Ghouta enclave as civilians flee from bloodshed

Syria's regime has seized control of over a quarter of rebel-held Eastern Ghouta on the edge of Damascus after two weeks of devastating bombardment, sending hundreds of civilians into flight

Nearly 70 civilians, including children, killed by state sponsored air strikes in Syria
Photos

Nearly 70 civilians, including children, killed by state sponsored air strikes in Syria

Fresh regime strikes on a besieged rebel-held enclave near Damascus in Syria killed close to 70 civilians despite mounting Western pressure on Syrian president Bashar al-Assad

Syria conducts air strikes on rebel-held enclave in Damascus, kills 70 civilians, including 18 children
World

Syria conducts air strikes on rebel-held enclave in Damascus, kills 70 civilians, including 18 children

Fresh regime strikes on a besieged rebel-held enclave near Damascus killed close to 70 civilians on Tuesday despite mounting Western pressure on Syrian president Bashar al-Assad

Syrian rebels shoot down Russian warplane in Idlib, kill pilot; Al-Qaeda claims responsibility for attack
World

Syrian rebels shoot down Russian warplane in Idlib, kill pilot; Al-Qaeda claims responsibility for attack

Syrian rebels shot down a Russian warplane and killed its pilot on the ground after he ejected from the plane, Russia’s defence ministry and Syrian rebels said

Syrian govt forces march into rebel-held province of Idlib
World

Syrian govt forces march into rebel-held province of Idlib

Syrian government forces have entered small parts of the northwestern rebel-held province of Idlib in one of their deepest incursions into the area where President Bashar Assad's government almost has no presence.

As Islamic State loses ground in Syria and Iraq, jihadis flock to Al-Qaeda to continue waging war
India

As Islamic State loses ground in Syria and Iraq, jihadis flock to Al-Qaeda to continue waging war

An Al-Qaeda-linked insurgent coalition known as the Levant Liberation Committee has consolidated its control over Idlib.