Syria: air raids target rebel-held province of Idlib

The Abu Alduhor airbase seems to be the prize that is up in the current assault on Idlib province. Taking the province will not be easy, however, as it is home to many fighters displaced from other regions of Syria.

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    Turkey reportedly wants to use the Abu Alduhur military base in the rebel-held province of Idlib in Syria as an observation post.

    The country already has its troops deployed in some areas of Idlib as part of a de-escalation zone.

    But the region has recently come under heavy attack by President Bashar al-Assad's regime and its allies with an increase in air raids targeting civilian areas.

     

    Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports from Beirut.


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