Renewed violence tightened the noose around Syria's last major rebel-held bastion and deepened an already dire humanitarian crisis.
Attacks by Assad regime, its allies force thousands of people to leave their homes.
The most outspoken celebratory messages for the killing of the controversial Iranian general came from the Turkey-backed Syrian National Amy, while the YPG-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces remain silent.
Idlib today bears the brunt of the Assad regime's Soleimani-inspired scorched earth strategy which will blight Syria for a long time to come.
Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu, who previously said Turkey is "not a hotel" for foreign Daesh members, says Ankara will start sending back foreign militants starting Monday.
Abu Bakr al Baghdadi's 65-year-old sister, known as Rasmiya Awad, was captured in a raid on Monday evening on a trailer container she was living in with her family near the town of Azaz in Aleppo province.
Syrian revolutionaries have been summarily abandoned by the Western world and were never given the benefit of the doubt. Why? Spoiler alert - it's because they're Arab.
"You have to eliminate the social dynamics underlying radicalisation. Turkey's secure regional plan is for exactly this goal," says Fahrettin Altun, the communications director for Turkish Presidency.
Partnering with Turkey’s enemy to defeat Daesh was a politically convenient workaround that has come back to haunt the US.
Tehran has long wielded a strong influence over the war-torn country and exploited it for its foreign policy gains.
Following two successful campaigns in Afrin and Jerablus, which saw Syrians returning home, Turkey has a blueprint for its third campaign to eliminate the threat of Daesh and the PKK/YPG.
The explosion happened near a local hospital in Cobanbey town. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.
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