Syrian regime and Russian forces have killed at least six civilians in northwestern Idlib province, according to a war monitor.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said opposition forces attacked regime positions in the south of Idlib, killing at least 51 combatants on both sides, as Russian-backed regime forces have been making gains in the last opposition stronghold.
The regime's brutal push into northwestern Syria has seen over 800 people killed and thousands displaced in just four months as it takes over rebel-held territory in Idlib and Hama, violating a ceasefire in the de-escalation zone.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a London-based war monitor, said that four children were among 15 civilians killed in air strikes by the Syrian regime and its ally Russia.
Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said the US would not be able to delay Ankara in establishing a safe zone in northeastern Syria as a US delegation visits Turkey to discuss the implementation of a Joint Operations Center.
The explosive-rigged vehicle detonated in Al Qahtaniya, a town in Hasakeh province, says the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitor.
Regime and Russian warplanes pound north-western Syria's Idlib and Hama regions, a war monitor says, in persistent violation of de-escalation deal Turkey and Russia inked in September 2018.
Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says seven children are among those killed in air raids in Idlib and Hama provinces. Separately, a suicide bomber killed six regime soldiers in southern Daraa province.
More than 400,000 people have been displaced in northwestern Syria over the past three months, the UN, as the regime presses an intensified bombardment of the rebel-held region.
Eighteen civilians, including five children, have been killed in the bombardment by the Syrian regime and its ally Russia on Syria's Idlib.
The US military says it has struck an al Qaeda leadership and training facility in northern Syria where attacks against Americans and others were being planned.
War monitor said that Syrian regime forces and insurgents fought fierce battles that left dozens dead in the country's northwest, as the regime tried to regain control of two villages they lost earlier this month.
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