Attacks by Assad regime, its allies force thousands of people to leave their homes.
More than 31,000 civilians have been displaced over the past four days as groups backed by the Assad regime, Russia and Iran carried out attacks in Idlib, Syria’s Response Coordination Group said.
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.
Tehran’s main backers are Russia and China, but even though the two global powers condemn Soleimani's assassination, they have shown little interest in picking a side if war breaks out between Iran and the US.
Described as a Cold War casualty, Russia has been reasserting itself both politically and militarily. Experts argue that Moscow aims to reclaim its old glory.
Turkish troops at posts have orders to respond to any acts of hostility, defence minister tells commanders at Syrian border.
Regime fighters are encroaching on a demilitarised zone agreed to by both Moscow and Ankara. By pressing ahead, civilians are put at risk and new refugee crisis will be in the making.
While regional powers are playing the long game in Lebanon which is balanced on a knife-edge, Hezbollah digs its heels in when it should be accepting more responsibility for the country's crisis.
Nechirvan Barzani, a powerful Kurdish leader in northern Iraq, argues that Turkey is targeting terrorists, not ‘the Kurds’.
Despite the strong enmity between the Qatari owners of Al Jazeera and the Saudi owners of Al Arabiya, their English coverage took a largely similar tone, and both failed to present Turkish ground realities in an accurate or fair manner.
Geir Pedersen to launch Syrian Constitutional Committee in Geneva on Wednesday after meeting Turkey's Mevlut Cavusoglu.
At least six people were killed and many others wounded during the artillery attack in Al Janoudiyah town, White Helmets added.
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