Middle East

Idlib: Who controls what

Province, the epicentre of protests at the start of Syria's uprising, is now mostly controlled by rebel groups.

Nouran Mohamed El Hilali | | Middle East, Syria's Civil War, War & Conflict, Maps, ISIS

Idlib province, in northwestern Syria, is mostly controlled by several rebel groups.

It was the scene of protests and heavy clashes during the early phase of the country's civil war and eventually became almost fully controlled by rebel groups.

READ MORE: Syria's civil war explained from the beginning

Rebel fighters and civilians evacuated from the last rebel-held area in Homs have been moved to several parts of Idlib province, including Idlib city.

Last week, a suspected chemical weapons attack on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun killed at least 87 civilians.

For an overall view take a look at our Syria: Who controls what map.

Map of who controls what in the Idlib province of Syria [Al Jazeera]

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