The Syrian government's crushing military campaign against the rebel-held Idlib stronghold, backed by Russia, has led to direct clashes between Syrian and Turkish troops on several occasions in recent weeks.
By Suzan Fraser, Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press
In Syria, only one pocket of resistance to the Assad regime remains, in Idlib province. But since late last year, Assad’s military has been relentlessly attacking the region, and now, nearly a million people have been forced from their homes…
By Nick Schifrin
A Turkish delegation will travel to Russia on Monday to discuss the situation in Syria's Idlib province amid mounting fears of a humanitarian disaster there, Turkey's foreign minister said.
By Geir Moulson, Associated Press
The weekslong government offensive has created a humanitarian crisis with about 600,000 people fleeing their homes in Syria's last rebel stronghold since the beginning of December, according to the United Nations.
By Albert Aji, Bassem Mroue, Associated Press
The war in Syria has waged for almost nine years and claimed millions of lives. Northwest Idlib province is the last refuge for Syrians fleeing attacks by President Bashar al-Assad's regime. But the crowded, muddy refugee camps there offer little…
In our news wrap Thursday, President Trump moved to give religious groups easier access to federal programs -- and to reaffirm the right to pray in public schools. Nine Cabinet departments proposed rules to ensure faith-based organizations are not discriminated…
By Associated Press
Opposition leader Nasr Hariri told reporters in Istanbul that the international community "should turn on the red lights because there is a humanitarian catastrophe inside Syria."…
In our news wrap Wednesday, another wave of anti-government demonstrations paralyzed parts of Hong Kong. Black-clad protesters descended on the streets of a busy shopping district, and riot police used tear gas to disperse crowds. Also, protests erupted in India’s…
By Associated Press
A relief group active in northwestern Syria said 216,632 people have fled their homes, many of them with no specific place to go. Many have been heading toward the Turkish border for safety.
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