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Erdogan says situation calm in Syria's Idlib after attack on Turkey's observation post

Osaka, Jun 29 (Sputnik/UNI) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that the situation in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib was calm after the recent attack on Turkey's observation post, expressing hope that similar attacks would not take place again.

Syria’s Idlib ‘on the brink’ of a nightmare, humanitarian chiefs warn, launching global solidarity campaign

New York, June 28 (IBNS): The heads of 11 global humanitarian organizations warned on Thursday that the embattled rebel-held province of Idlib in Syria, stands on the brink of disaster, with three million civilian lives at risk, including one million children.

Syrian airstrikes target rebel-held areas in Idlib

Damascus, Jun 22 (Xinhua/UNI) Syrian airstrikes targeted rebel-held areas in the Idlib province in northwestern Syria on Saturday, as part of a military showdown that has been dragging on in that area for 54 days, a war monitor said.

Syria: Humanitarian disaster in Idlib ‘unfolding before our eyes’ says top UN relief official

New York, June 19 (IBNS): Unabating violence, destruction and a downward sprial in overall conditions for the desperate people trapped in north-western Syria’s Idlib were in the spotlight as the United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesday that “we are faced with a humanitarian disaster unfolding before our eyes”.

Vital food crops destroyed in Syria amid upsurge in fighting across Idlib, Hama

New York, June 5 (IBNS): Thousands of acres of crops have been destroyed in Syria’s Idlib and north Hama provinces amid ongoing deadly violence, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday, in a call to the warring parties to stop using food security to hold people “hostage”.

Heavy airstrikes, shelling target rebel positions in Syria's Hama, Idlib

Damascus, May 11 (Xinhua/UNI) Heavy airstrikes and shelling targeted rebel positions in the northern countryside of Hama province and the nearby countryside of Idlib province on Saturday as part of an ongoing Russian-backed campaign, a war monitor reported.

Syrian envoy calls for destroying terrorist hotbed in Idlib to preserve progress achieved

Beirut, April 13 (Sputnik) Syrian Ambassador to Lebanon Ali Abdulkarim Ali has urged to resolve the situation with Syria's Idlib region becoming a hotbed of terrorism in order to preserve the progress that had already been achieved by the Syrian army in settling the longstanding crisis.

Syrian militants attack 13 towns in Idlib De-escalation zone: Russian Military

Moscow, Apr 7 (Sputnik/UNI) Syrian militants attacked 13 towns in the northwestern Idlib de-escalation zone throughout the day, the Russian Defense Ministry’s center for Syrian reconciliation said Sunday.

Agreement over buffer zone to spare civilians in Syria’s Idlib welcomed by top UN officials

New York, Sept 19 (IBNS): The agreement between Turkey and Russia to create a demilitarized buffer zone protecting civilians living in Idlib, Syria, has been welcomed by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and the world body’s humanitarian chief, who called on all warring parties and countries supporting them to make it effective.

Save Idlib from ‘transforming into a blood bath’, UN chief Guterres urges fighters and their allies

New York, Sept 12 (IBNS): A full-scale battle for Idlib must be avoided at all costs, the United Nations Secretary-General has stressed, warning that failure to do so would unleash “a humanitarian nightmare unlike any seen in the blood-soaked Syrian conflict” so far.

‘Sanctity of human civilian life’ in Idlib must win out, urges UN Syria Envoy

New York, Sept 8 (IBNS): With the ingredients for a “perfect storm” brewing in the Syrian province of Idlib, the international community cannot allow civilians there to succumb to such a fate, the UN Envoy for the country told the Security Council on Friday.

WFP and UNICEF prepare for the worst in Syria’s Idlib, as insecurity mars start of another school year

New York, Sept 8 (IBNS): Emergency food supplies for hundreds of thousands of people in Syria’s Idlib are “ready for distribution” in the event of mass displacement caused by a full-scale military offensive on the last opposition-held region, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday.

It’s time to apply maximum ‘moral pressure’ to save lives in Syria’s Idlib: UN negotiator

New York,Sept 5 (IBNS): All countries with influence over the grinding conflict in Syria should use all the “moral pressure” they can to avoid a full-scale military attack on Idlib, particularly Russia and Turkey, the United Nations top negotiator Staffan de Mistura said on Tuesday.

Trump warns Syria against carrying out strikes in Idlib; asks Russia, Iran to refrain

Washington, Sept 4 (IBNS): US President Donald Trump has threatened Syria against recklessly carrying out strikes in rebel-held Idlib province, while asking Russia and Iran to refrain from joining Assad and his men.

UN envoy says he ‘is ready to go to Idlib’ to help ensure civilian safety amid rising fears of government offensive

New York, Aug 31 (IBNS): A massive military escalation by the Government of Syria to retake Idlib risks a “worst case scenario”,  United Nations negotiator Staffan de Mistura said on Thursday.