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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.

Cold, disease threaten more than half a million Syrians fleeing Idlib fighting

Cold, disease threaten more than half a million Syrians fleeing Idlib fighting

Cold weather, disease and a lack of shelter and medicine threaten hundreds of thousands of civilians as they flee fighting in Idlib province, in one of the biggest upheavals of Syria's nine-year civil war ...

Turkey calls on Russia to help stop Syrian 'aggression' in Idlib

Turkey calls on Russia to help stop Syrian 'aggression' in Idlib

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday that Russia should help end the Syrian government's "aggression," after Turkish and Syrian forces exchanged fire that killed several on both sides in north-western province of Idlib.

NW Syria violence displaces 500,000 in two months

NW Syria violence displaces 500,000 in two months

A Russian-backed Syrian government offensive against the country's last rebel enclave has displaced more than half a million people in two months

Erdogan says Turkey hits back after Syrian shells kill Turkish troops

Erdogan says Turkey hits back after Syrian shells kill Turkish troops

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday Turkey will continue to retaliate after Syrian government shelling killed four of its troops and wounded nine in Syria's northwest Idlib region, where Turkish forces have bulked up in recent days.

Syrian rebels launch attack near Aleppo

Syrian rebels launch attack near Aleppo

Turkish-backed Syrian rebels attacked government-held positions northeast of Aleppo on Saturday, rebel sources and a war monitor said

Syria regime on verge of recapturing Idlib highway town

Syria regime on verge of recapturing Idlib highway town

Syrian regime forces were poised Friday to retake the rebel-held town of Saraqeb in the country's northwest where battles this week killed more than 400 combatants, a monitor said.