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Russian strikes kill 13 in rebel-held Syria

Russian air strikes killed at least 13 people in rebel-held northwest Syria on Sunday, the deadliest attack on the country this year, a war monitor said. At least nine civilians, including two children, were among the dead, with most killed at a fruit and vegetable market in Jisr al-Shugur in…
bubmag
June 25, 2023
Idlib

UN convoy crosses from Syria regime areas to rebel-held Idlib

United Nations aid transited Friday from regime-controlled northwest Syria to rebel-held areas for the first time since a devastating February earthquake, an AFP correspondent and a humanitarian official said. The correspondent saw the 10-truck convoy reach rebel-held Al-Nayrab in Idlib province from the direction of regime-held Saraqib, headed for storage…
bubmag
June 23, 2023
Idlib

Reporters notebook: Idlib, the last Islamist rebel bastion in Syria

SYRIA – FRANCE 24’s jihadism expert Wassim Nasr recently travelled to Idlib, the northwestern Syrian province controlled by the armed Islamist rebel group Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), and a desired target for President Bashar al-Assad and his regime. During his visit, Nasr became the first-ever French journalist to meet with Abou Mohammed al-Joulani…
bubmag
May 11, 2023
Idlib

Syria medics launch cholera vaccine campaign in rebel-held northwest

Syrian medics launched Tuesday the first cholera vaccination campaign in the rebel-held northwest since a deadly outbreak began last year, amid increased fears of contagion after last month's devastating earthquake. Health workers were going door to door to inoculate people in homes and displacement camps in the Idlib region, the…
bubmag
March 7, 2023
Idlib

PH Red Cross calls for donations for Türkiye earthquake victims

PH Red Cross calls for donations for Türkiye earthquake victims The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has called for donations for the victims of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that hit Turkiye and the neighboring country, Syria. An injured child awaits treatment at the Bab al-Hawa hospital following an earthquake, in the rebel-held…
bubmag
February 10, 2023
Idlib

Why is it so hard to help Syria’s earthquake victims?

correction A previous version of the map accompanying this article incorrectly showed subdistricts in the northwest of Syria under control of the Syrian government. The graphic has been corrected. BEIRUT — The earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria on Monday brought to the forefront an issue Syria has battled with…
bubmag
February 8, 2023
Idlib

Earthquake kills more than 5,000 in Turkey, Syria

HATAY - Rescuers in Turkey and Syria braved frigid weather, aftershocks and collapsing buildings Tuesday, as they dug for survivors buried by an earthquake that killed more than 5,000 people. Disaster agencies said several thousand buildings were flattened in cities across a vast border region -- pouring misery on an…
bubmag
February 7, 2023
Idlib

Rescue underway after deadly earthquake hits Turkey and Syria

Before dawn on Monday, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck parts of Turkey and Syria. Hundreds of buildings were toppled and at least 3,400 people were killed. The death toll is expected to rise as rescuers search for the hundreds believed to be trapped under the rubble. “Because the debris removal…
bubmag
February 6, 2023