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Will the assault on Idlib lead to another refugee crisis?

Idlib - home to an estimated 3 million people - mostly IDPs - is in the crosshairs of Bashar al Assad's forces - Regime soldiers and Iranian-backed mercenaries, fresh off a string of victories - are now massing near - the last rebel stronghold in northwest Syria. Guests: Basak Yavcan Associate Professor of Political Science at TOBB University of Economics and Technology Edouard Rodier Director of the Norwegian Refugee Council Europe. They're facing off against the NLF - or the national liberation front, which is backed by Turkey. And Al-Qaeda's Syria affiliate HTS - which controls major population centers including Idlib city. An estimated 60,000 rebel fighters including HTS are in Idlib. The leaders of Turkey, Russia and Iran have met in Tehran - not to just find common ground on Idlib, but a political solution to the conflict.

The War in Syria: Orphanage in Idlib becomes home to hundreds

The War in Syria: Orphanage in Idlib becomes home to hundreds

The Idlib offensive

The Idlib offensive

The War in Syria: Idlib residents greet deal with hope, suspicion

The War in Syria: Idlib residents greet deal with hope, suspicion

The War in Syria: Thousands of people have left besieged anclave

The War in Syria: Thousands of people have left besieged anclave

Who is Trump's B Team, according to Iran?

Who is Trump's B Team, according to Iran?

Is the United States headed for a clash with Iran?

Is the United States headed for a clash with Iran?

Is Turkey the next big global arms exporter?

Is Turkey the next big global arms exporter?

Turkey's Defence Industry

Turkey's Defence Industry

Turkey's Defence Industry  | Iran-US Showdown

Turkey's Defence Industry | Iran-US Showdown

Turkey probes if two alleged UAE spies are connected to Khashoggi’s murder

Turkey probes if two alleged UAE spies are connected to Khashoggi’s murder

Libya's Humanitarian Disaster

Libya's Humanitarian Disaster

Turkey detains two alleged spies working for the UAE

Turkey detains two alleged spies working for the UAE

Turkey Detains Two Alleged UAE Spies | Libya's Humanitarian Disaster

Turkey Detains Two Alleged UAE Spies | Libya's Humanitarian Disaster

Germany wants to cut ties between the Turkish government and the 900 mosques it helps run

Germany wants to cut ties between the Turkish government and the 900 mosques it helps run

What does Turkey stand to gain by joining China’s Belt and Road initiative?

What does Turkey stand to gain by joining China’s Belt and Road initiative?

Why does the German government want to have direct control over mosques?

Why does the German government want to have direct control over mosques?

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