In Syria’s Idlib province, residents fear the worst humanitarian crisis in eight years of war. A deal signed last year was supposed to make it a demilitarized buffer zone, but Syrian and Russian forces have unleashed an onslaught, catching millions…
Idlib is once again a theater for bloody military operations: heavy bombardment, airstrikes and waves of civilian displacement.
By Zeina Karam, Associated Press
Warplanes struck a hospital in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province on Sunday, knocking it out of service, as government forces continued to bombard the rebel-held region following insurgent attacks last week.
By Bassem Mroue, Associated Press
The 3 million people who live in Syria's Idlib province were supposed to be protected under a cease-fire agreement struck this fall by Turkey and Russia. But today many are living without the most basic services and still facing attacks.
In our news wrap Monday, rebels pulled back from a demilitarized zone that was established in a deal that prevented a Syrian government offensive against Idlib province. Meanwhile, the country’s primary checkpoint with Jordan opened for the first time in…
After warning for months that he could pull U.S. troops from Syria, President Trump is making a renewed push to find a political solution to the country’s ongoing civil war. Foreign affairs correspondent Nick Schifrin sits down with Ambassador James…
By Amna Nawaz, Larisa Epatko
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticized the United States on Wednesday for supplying weapons in the Syria conflict to offshoots of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, which he considers terrorist organizations. In an interview with Amna Nawaz, the Turkish president said…
By Associated Press
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that some 7,000 people have returned to their towns and villages since Monday when Russia and Turkey announced the deal.
By Larisa Epatko
Charles Lister of the Middle East Institute describes what's motivating Turkey and Russia to enforce the buffer zone in Idlib, Syria, as well as what the U.S. thinks of the agreement.
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