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Displaced Syrians face another harsh winter as fuel costs soar

Fighting between Israel and Hezbollah escalates as talks go on in bid to ease tensions BEIRUT: One person was killed and a building was destroyed by an Israeli airstrike on the town of Kafr Kila in southern Lebanon on Tuesday night, according to local media reports. On Wednesday night two…
bubmag
November 30, 2023
Idlib

‘Like a grave’: Syrians shelter underground in rebel bastion

In a battered village in Syria's last main opposition bastion, one resident has hewn a bomb shelter out of rock to stay on his land and protect his family from attacks. Kansafra, in the south of Idlib province, often comes under Syrian army fire targeting jihadists who control the area,…
bubmag
September 21, 2023
Idlib

Jihadists kill 11 Syria soldiers in tunnel attack, says war monitor

Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says assault in Idlib province carried out by al-Qaeda affiliate and group made up of members of China’s Uighur Muslim minority BEIRUT, Lebanon — Jihadists killed at least 11 soldiers in northwestern Syria Saturday when they detonated explosives placed in tunnels dug underneath army…
bubmag
August 27, 2023
Idlib

Football fever hits rebel-held northwest Syria

Thousands of fans in Syria's last opposition bastion have packed into a stadium for the frenzied final of a football cup -- an escape valve amid years of conflict and misery. "I'm really happy today," said Mohammed al-Zeer, 28, from the northwestern city of Idlib. "Between the war and the…
bubmag
August 19, 2023
Idlib

Russian strikes kill three civilians in Syria: monitor

Three family members, all civilians, were killed on Saturday when Russian warplanes struck the outskirts of the northwest Syrian city of Idlib, a war monitor said. Russia has over the years repeatedly struck Syria's last main opposition bastion, but attacks killing civilians had been limited this year until an uptick…
bubmag
August 5, 2023