On the ground in Idlib: ‘This is the last call to people with humanity to help’

The UN has estimated that 170,000 of the 900,000 civilians forced from their homes in a recent wave of displacement in north-west Syria are living out in the open. Activist Laith, who is part of the White Helmets volunteer group, has called for the international community to ‘stand with [those] who left their homes and … Read more On the ground in Idlib: ‘This is the last call to people with humanity to help’

‘A horrifying new level’: UN says 900,000 displaced in northwest Syria since December

The UN said Monday that 900,000 people have been uprooted by violence in northwest Syria since December – 100,000 more than previously recorded – as the Syrian army said it had retaken dozens of towns in Aleppo province.  Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our … Read more ‘A horrifying new level’: UN says 900,000 displaced in northwest Syria since December

Syrian Arab Army regains control of greater Aleppo countryside

The Syrian military has established full control of all areas surrounding Aleppo for the first time since 2012, putting an end to the terrorist shelling of the country’s second-largest city, with total of 23 villages to the west and north liberated. MORE: https://on.rt.com/ab4k Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us … Read more Syrian Arab Army regains control of greater Aleppo countryside

Syrian rebels hope Turkey can stop gov’t offensive

Syrian rebels have abandoned strategic areas in Aleppo and Idlib as Syrian government troops, backed by Russian air power, tighten their grip in the northwest. But with Turkey sending in more reinforcements to Idlib, the Ankara-backed rebels fighting President Bashar al-Assad’s forces are hoping they can regain ground. Al Jazeera’s Hashem Ahelbarra reports from Hatay … Read more Syrian rebels hope Turkey can stop gov’t offensive

Syrian military helicopter shot down near Aleppo

Second SAA helicopter was downed by a missile during an operation against anti-government forces near Aleppo, and its crew was killed, Syrian state-run media reports. MORE: https://on.rt.com/ab19 Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on … Read more Syrian military helicopter shot down near Aleppo

Fighting continues in Idlib as Turkey-Russia talks end inconclusively

Government forces seized control of a highway in northwest Syria for the first time since 2012 on Tuesday as they pressed their campaign to eradicate the last rebel strongholds in Idlib province and the Aleppo countryside, a war monitor said. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news … Read more Fighting continues in Idlib as Turkey-Russia talks end inconclusively

Incredible rescue of baby left behind in hospital after Syria bombing

After nearly a decade of conflict, all that now remains out of President Assad’s control is one small corner in North West Syria. What many believe is the final phase is now unfolding in the province, with at least 300 civilians killed in the last two months alone. Nowhere appears to be safe; in the … Read more Incredible rescue of baby left behind in hospital after Syria bombing

Children suffering in Idlib as Assad focuses strikes on rebel enclave despite ceasefire | ITV News

The names of decimated Syrian towns like Homs and Aleppo echo through the last nine years of Syrian civil war. Now the forces of President Bashar Assad and his Russian allies are focused on Idlib – one of the last remaining rebel strongholds in Syria – inflicting suffering and death on thousands on a similar … Read more Children suffering in Idlib as Assad focuses strikes on rebel enclave despite ceasefire | ITV News

Heavy artillery strikes Idlib outskirts as Syrian Army advances

Syrian Arab Army (SAA) forces advanced with armoured vehicles, tanks and heavy artillery deeper into the Idlib countryside, closing in on the town of Saraqib on Monday. According to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, five soldiers and a civilian staff were killed following the attack led against Turkish troops in the Syrian province of Idlib. … Read more Heavy artillery strikes Idlib outskirts as Syrian Army advances

Turkey hits back after soldiers killed in Syrian gov’t shelling

Turkey says its military has hit several Syrian government targets, killing dozens of troops in the rebel-held Idlib province in Syria. The raids were launched in response to a Syrian government attack which killed five Turkish soldiers and three civilians. This has put the Syrian and Turkish governments in direct confrontation for the first time … Read more Turkey hits back after soldiers killed in Syrian gov’t shelling