Gulf Times - Idlib
Turkey says it destroyed 'chemical warfare facility' in Syria

Turkey says it destroyed 'chemical warfare facility' in Syria

A Turkish official said Saturday that Turkey destroyed a chemical warfare facility after dozens of its soldiers were killed by Syrian regime fire in the last-rebel enclave of Idlib province.

Erdogan rules out 'smallest step back' in Syria's Idlib

Erdogan rules out 'smallest step back' in Syria's Idlib

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday vowed Turkey would not take the "smallest step back" in an escalating stand-off with Damascus and Russia over the northern Syrian region of Idlib.

Regime bombing kills 19 civilians in Syria

Regime bombing kills 19 civilians in Syria

Regime air strikes and artillery fire in northwestern Syria, including on schools in the city of Idlib, killed 19 civilians on Tuesday, a war monitor said.

Syrian bomb kills 16th Turkish troop in Idlib this month

Syrian bomb kills 16th Turkish troop in Idlib this month

A Turkish soldier was killed in Syria's Idlib region in a bomb attack by Russian-backed government forces, the defence ministry said on Saturday

Syria aid groups in desperate plea for Idlib displaced

Syria aid groups in desperate plea for Idlib displaced

Syrian aid workers issued an urgent call for a ceasefire and international help for nearly a million people fleeing a regime onslaught in the country's northwest on Wednesday.

Air strikes hit hospitals, camps in northwest Syria, relief effort overwhelmed - UN

Air strikes hit hospitals, camps in northwest Syria, relief effort overwhelmed - UN

Government air strikes have hit hospitals and displaced persons camps in northwest Syria and killed about 300 civilians as President Bashar al-Assad's forces press an assault

Turkey says it met responsibilities over Syria's Idlib in Russia deal

Turkey says it met responsibilities over Syria's Idlib in Russia deal

Turkey said on Saturday it had fulfilled its responsibilities in Syria's Idlib region in line with de-escalation agreements with Russia and Iran, warning it would take military action in the area if diplomatic efforts with Moscow fail.

Turkey will hit Syrian govt forces anywhere if troops hurt

Turkey will hit Syrian govt forces anywhere if troops hurt

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday his military would strike Syrian forces by air or ground anywhere in Syria

Syria regime helicopter downed as Ankara warns of  "heavy price"

Syria regime helicopter downed as Ankara warns of "heavy price"

Tensions escalated Tuesday between Syria's regime and rebel-backer Turkey as a Syrian military helicopter was shot down and Ankara warned of a "heavy price" for any attacks on its forces.

Syrian regime shelling kills five Turkish soldiers in Idlib

Syrian regime shelling kills five Turkish soldiers in Idlib

Syrian regime artillery killed five Turkish soldiers in Idlib Monday, Turkey's defence ministry said, as the number of people displaced by violence in the region neared 700,000 since December.

Syrian government set to retake key M5 highway: monitor

Syrian government set to retake key M5 highway: monitor

Syrian regime forces Sunday were set to retake a key motorway connecting the capital Damascus to second city Aleppo following weeks of battles in the rebel-held Idlib region, a monitor said.

Syria regime expected to chip away at Idlib region in stages

Syria regime expected to chip away at Idlib region in stages

The Syrian regime will claw back the country's last major opposition bastion in stages, experts say, chipping away at Idlib until militants and rebels have run out of options.