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Erdogan accuses Damascus of violating Idlib ceasefire, warns of possible new attacks

Ankara/Sputnik/UNI:  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Damascus on Wednesday of violating the Idlib ceasefire, agreed upon by Russia and Turkey, warning that Ankara could strike even a heavier blow if the truce breaches continue.

Syria: UN food relief agency ‘doing everything we can’ to reach Idlib civilians

New York/IBNS: Difficult winter weather conditions, road congestion and military manoeuvres are restricting humanitarian aid delivery to desperate civilians in the Syrian province of Idlib, where a Government operation to weed out extremists has uprooted nearly one million people since December.

UN ‘determined to stand by the people of Syria’ says Lowcock, as grave humanitarian crisis intensifies around Idlib

New York/IBNS: The United Nations is “determined to stand by” civilians across Syria’s war-torn northwest, as “a grave humanitarian crisis” continues, the UN emergency relief chief said on Tuesday.

Turkish air forces shoot down Syrian warplane in Idlib

Damascus/Xinhua/UNI: A Turkish F-16 shot down a Syrian warplane in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib on Tuesday, a war monitor reported.  

Erdogan hopes for ceasefire in Idlib after talks with Putin in Moscow on Thursday

Ankara/Sputnik: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed hope for achieving ceasefire in Syrian Idlib after he meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin on March 5 in Moscow.

Syrian army imposes no-fly-zone over Idlib

Damascus/Xinhua/UNI: The Syrian army announced on Sunday imposing a no-fly-zone over the country's battlefield Idlib Province, saying any hostile aircraft will be targeted, according to the state news agency SANA.

Turkish drones kill 26 Syrian soldiers in Idlib

Damascus/Xinhua: Turkish forces renewed drone attacks on Syrian forces' positions in the northwestern province of Idlib on Saturday, killing 26 Syrian soldiers, according to a war monitor.

‘Mayhem’ in Syria’s Idlib amid ongoing violence, as Guterres urges immediate ceasefire

New York/IBNS: Rapidly escalating conflict in northwest Syria has created healthcare “mayhem”, amid reports of displaced people moving closer to the Turkish border in search of shelter, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, as the UN Secretary-General appealed for all warring parties to "step back from the edge of further escalation."

Turkey to start consultations with NATO after death of soldiers in Idlib - Celik

Ankara/Sputnik/UNI: Turkey will begin consultations with NATO on Friday after the death of more than 30 soldiers in Syria's Idlib, spokesman for Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party Omer Celik said.

End hostilities, ‘preserve lives’: UN refugee chief makes appeal for people trapped in Syria’s Idlib

New York/IBNS: As the already dire situation in north-west Syria dramatically continues to worsen in Idlib province, the head of the United Nations refugee agency called on Thursday for an end to the hostilities and appealed for urgent action to allow the people trapped there to move to places of safety.

Vital Idlib aid deliveries resume after ‘heavy bombing’ - WFP

New York/IBNS: Urgently-needed aid deliveries to embattled civilians in north-west Syria have started again after a day-long break in distributions caused by escalating hostilities, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday.

Over 10 Turkish servicemen killed in recent attacks by Syrian forces in Idlib

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that 14 Turkish servicemen have been killed and 45 others wounded in recent attacks by the Syrian Arab Army in Syria's northwestern Idlib province.

Turkey Prez threatens to attack Syrian forces "everywhere" if Turkey's troops targeted

Ankara/Xinhua/UNI: Turkish president threatened Wednesday to attack Syrian forces "everywhere" if Turkish soldiers are targeted again in the Idlib province of Syria.

Syrian army captures 600 square km of areas in Idlib, Aleppo

Damascus/Xinhua/UNI: The Syrian army said on Sunday that it has captured 600 square km of areas over the past few days in the countryside region of Idlib and Aleppo provinces in northern Syria.

Syria: UN health agency highlights ‘critical health threats’ facing Idlib civilians

New York/IBNS: The World Health Organization (WHO) raised the alarm on Monday over critical health threats facing hundreds-of thousands of Syrians forced to flee due to intensified hostilities in Syria’s northwest, where health facilities and workers have increasingly come under attack.