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Turkish shelling kills 9 regime personnel in NW Syria: monitor

Beirut (AFP) - Turkish shelling Monday killed nine regime fighters in northwest Syria, where Ankara-backed rebels are fighting off advancing regime forces, a monitor said.Syrian regime forces have since December clawed back parts of the last major opposition bastion of Idlib in violence that has displaced almost a million people.Fighting…
bubmag
February 24, 2020
Idlib

Flare-up in fighting in northwest Syria pulls in Russian, Turkish forces

By Khalil Ashawi and Orhan CoskunAZAZ, Syria/ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish forces and Syrian rebels fought government troops in northwest Syria on Thursday and Russian warplanes struck back in a sharp escalation of an intense battle over the last rebel bastions, Russian and Turkish officials said.The Turkish Defense Ministry said two…
bubmag
February 20, 2020
Idlib

Syrian government forces seize more villages in northwest

Maaret al-Naasane (Syria) (AFP) - Syrian regime forces made new gains Sunday in their offensive against the last major rebel bastion in the northwest, seizing villages and towns around second city Aleppo, state media and a monitor said.Backed by Russian air strikes, government forces have kept up the assault on…
bubmag
February 16, 2020