Russia’s defence ministry claims that Ankara and Moscow coordinated attacks on Idlib, but Turkish Armed Forces tell TRT World that the claims do not reflect reality.
As the US and Israel galvanise support to oust Iran from Syria, Bashar al Assad makes an appearance in Tehran flaunting the strength of Syria-Iran ties.
Noura al Hurra managed to secure her release from a Syrian regime prison years ago after 100 days of torture and represents the plight of 7,000 women still locked up in terrible conditions
A senior figure from HTS explained how the group is trying to earn trust in Idlib on pragmatic lines and also address the lack of strong defence to survive the airstrikes launched by the Syrian regime.
While foreign aid organisations cut funding to the health and development sector in most of Idlib province, regime forces have intensified airstrikes, threatening the lives of civilians.
Russia and Turkey say the deal between Turkey and Syria is still relevant and its implementation could address Ankara’s security concerns stemming from the outlawed PKK terror organisation.
Two weeks after capturing one of Syria's significant rebel strongholds, former Al Qaeda affiliate HTS is trying to strike a moderate tone, but the people who fought and defeated them previously refuse to trust them.
Remaining 13 members of the UNSC vote in favour of the resolution drafted by Sweden and Kuwait that renews action first taken by the council in 2014 to allow aid deliveries into then rebel-held areas of Syria at four border crossings.
Syrian opposition forces say that Russia and the Assad regime fabricated the chemical attack story as a pretext to carry out air raids in Aleppo.
Attacks were intensified on villages and towns in northern Hama, southern Idlib and Latakia — areas that fall within a demilitarised zone agreed on last September between Russia and Turkey.
The three incidents in 2018 bring to 39 the number of chemical attacks documented by the team since 2013. Weaponising chlorine is prohibited under the Chemical Weapons Convention and international humanitarian law.
Turkey, Iran and Russia on Friday called for a political solution to the crisis in Syria in a joint statement issued at the end of a trilateral summit in the Iranian capital Tehran.
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