Syria war: UN warning of 'humanitarian catastrophe'

US, France and the UK call emergency talks to urge Syria to stop air, ground attacks in Idlib as displaced flee.

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    The United Nations Security Council has met to discuss the situation in Idlib in northwest Syria as Syrian forces, backed by Russia, attack the last rebel-held stronghold.

    Hundreds of thousands of Syrians are fleeing towards the Turkish border and the UN has called for a stop in the attacks to give aid to the injured.

    Al Jazeera's James Bays reports from the United Nations in New York.


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