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Place in Idlib Governorate, Syria

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Idlib: Place in Idlib Governorate, Syria
Idlib is a city in northwestern Syria, 59 kilometers (37 mi) southwest of Aleppo, which is the capital of the Idlib Governorate. It has an elevation of nearly 500 meters (1,600 ft) above sea level. The city was taken over by Syrian rebel militias at the beginning of the Syrian Civil War in 2011, and by 2017 was the seat of the Syrian Salvation Government.

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Coronavirus: Idlib's first Covid-19 case raises fears for Syria camps

Aid groups say the first case is "a major blow" for huge numbers of refugees in north-west Syria.
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Syria conflict: 'Flagrant' war crimes committed in Idlib battle, UN says

Syrian civilians endured "unfathomable suffering" at the hands of troops and jihadists, the UN says.
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Turkish soldier killed, two wounded in Syria's Idlib, defence ministry says

One Turkish soldier was killed and two were wounded in the northwestern Syrian region of Idlib on Friday in an attack on an armoured ambulance, Turkey's Defence Ministry said.
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Turkish soldier killed in Syria's Idlib after explosion along M4 highway: ministry

A Turkish soldier was killed in the northwestern Syrian region of Idlib on Wednesday after an explosion along the M4 highway, Turkey's Defence Ministry said in a statement.
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Roadside bomb in Syria's Idlib wounds Turkish soldiers: Demiroren

A roadside bomb exploded in Syria's northwestern region of Idlib as a Turkish military convoy passed by, Demiroren news agency reported on Wednesday.
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In Syria's war-torn Idlib, travelling barbers bring children relief

At a soccer stadium in Syria's Idlib re-purposed to shelter people displaced by war, children are being offered a service highly sought after since the coronavirus pandemic set in: a haircut.
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In Syria's Idlib city, a caravan spreads the word about coronavirus

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U.S. envoy wants Turkey to press militants in Syria's Idlib

U.S. Syria special envoy Jim Jeffrey said on Thursday he hoped Turkey would maintain pressure on militant groups including the jihadist Hayat Tahrir al-Sham in Syria's opposition-held province of..
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UN inquiry stops short of directly blaming Russia over Idlib attacks

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Report says ‘government of Syria and/or its allies’ carried out strikes on hospitals and school A UN investigation has stopped short of directly calling Russia a perpetrator in attacks on hospitals..
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Coronavirus: Fears of virus in Idlib refugee camps

The UN warns that camps for the displaced in north-western Syria could be devastated by coronavirus.
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Turkey says two soldiers killed in Syria's Idlib in attack by 'radical groups'

Turkey's Defence Ministry said on Thursday that two of its soldiers were killed in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib in a rocket attack by "some radical groups".
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Turkish soldier in Syria's Idlib dies from heart attack

Turkey said on Thursday that one of its soldiers had died as a result of a heart attack in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib.
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Turkish soldier killed in Syria's Idlib: governor's office

One Turkish soldier was killed in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib, the governor's office in Turkey's central Sivas province said on Thursday.
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ISTANBUL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday discussed the migrant crisis and the situation in Syria's rebel enclave of Idlib, with the leaders of France, Germany and Britain. The..
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First Russian-Turkish patrol on Syrian highway cut short by protests

Russia and Turkey cut short their first joint patrol in Syria's Idlib on Sunday after rebels and civilians opposed to a ceasefire agreement cut off a main roadway to block its path, according to..
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Turkey says agreed with Russia on details of Idlib ceasefire

Turkey and Russia have agreed on the details of a ceasefire in Syria's Idlib region after four days of talks in Ankara, Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Friday, adding that joint patrols along a..
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Putin and Erdogan agree that tensions in Syria's Idlib are much lower after deal: Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke by phone to his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday, the Kremlin said in a statement, saying both men agreed with satisfaction that tensions in Syria's..
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Turkey says it has largely agreed Idlib ceasefire details with Russia

Turkish and Russian officials have largely agreed details of a ceasefire deal in Syria's Idlib region, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on Thursday, the third day of discussions between the..
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Turkey's Erdogan threatens retaliation if Syria truce is broken

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ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday his country will not shy away from even stronger military action in northwest Syria's Idlib region if last week's truce is broken...
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Turkey will not shy from military action in Syria's Idlib if words not kept

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that Turkey will not shy away from taking even stronger military action than in the past in northwest Syria's Idlib region if words are not kept regarding a..
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U.S. says in talks with NATO allies to provide Turkey military aid

The U.S. is discussing with its NATO allies what they can offer Turkey in terms of military assistance in Idlib and discussing measures that may be taken if Russia and the Syrian government breaks a..
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Russian delegation to visit Turkey for talks on Syria's Idlib

A Russian military delegation will hold talks with Turkish officials in Ankara on Tuesday to discuss a deal which the two countries reached last week for a ceasefire in northwest Syria's Idlib region,..
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Idlib before the war: Carpets, olives and handcrafts

What was Idlib like as a place to live when Syria was at peace?
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Turkey says ceasefire holds in Syria's Idlib, Russia reports some shootings

Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on Saturday there had been no violations of the ceasefire in Syria's Idlib, as part of an agreement with Russia, while Russia said there have been a few..
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Turkey sees no violations of ceasefire in Syria's Idlib

Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said there had been no violations of the ceasefire in Syria's Idlib, as part of the agreement with Russia, the defense ministry said on Saturday.
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Ceasefire in Syria's Idlib comes at a cost for Turkey's Erdogan

Days before he flew to Moscow to strike a ceasefire deal with Russia to halt fighting in Syria's Idlib, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan warned Syrian government forces to pull back or they would not..
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Russia-Turkey ceasefire broadly holds despite clashes in Syria's Idlib

Deadly clashes erupted in parts of northwest Syria on Friday but a ceasefire deal between Russia and Turkey aimed at ending months of intense conflict was largely holding elsewhere in the country's..
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Doubts hang over the latest Russia-Turkey ceasefire in Syria

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Erdogan says military posts in Syria's Idlib will stand after ceasefire

Turkey's military observation posts in Syria's Idlib will retain their current status with the Russian-Turkish ceasefire deal, President Tayyip Erdogan was cited as saying by his office on Friday,..
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Deadly clashes erupt in Syria's Idlib hours into ceasefire deal

Deadly clashes erupted in southern Idlib on Friday, hours into a ceasefire deal between Russia and Turkey aimed at ending the fighting in the last rebel-held enclave in Syria.
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Turkey ‘neutralized’ 21 Syrian troops in Idlib

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Russia-Turkey ceasefire will allow more EU aid for Idlib, EU's top diplomat says

The EU's top diplomat, Josep Borrell, on Friday welcomed a ceasefire deal between Moscow and Ankara to halt the bombing of Syria's Idlib region, saying the bloc could now step up help for suffering..
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U.N. should try for Idlib no-fly zone after Russia-Turkey ceasefire, Netherlands says

A ceasefire deal between Moscow and Ankara in Syria's Idlib region needs to be cemented with a no-fly zone to stop any further bombings of hospitals, Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok said on Friday.
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Ceasefire in Syria's Idlib is being observed - RIA

The ceasefire in Syria's Idlib that was agreed by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin is being observed and the situation on the ground is calm, Russia's RIA news..
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Turkey retaliated against Syrian military before ceasefire began

Turkey staged an attack with a combat drone against Syrian government forces in Syria's Idlib on Thursday before a ceasefire went into effect, destroying military equipment and "neutralising" soldiers,..
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Intense fighting in the region had sparked fears of a direct conflict between the two countries.
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The deal aims to avoid further escalation involving Turkey and Russia in Syria's Idlib province.
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Turkish defense ministry says two soldiers died in Syria's Idlib

Two Turkish soldiers died and three others were wounded after Syrian government forces opened fire in Syria's Idlib, the Turkish Defense Ministry said on Thursday.
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