Battle for Idlib

Fearing chemical attacks, Idlib father makes gas masks from cups

In an effort to protect his children, one father is building gas masks from paper cups and plastic bags.

Fearing chemical attacks, Idlib father makes gas masks from cups

Battle for Idlib

Idlib assault on hold as Russia, Turkey agree on buffer zone

Erdogan and Putin announce de-militarised zone between opposition and Syrian government forces in last rebel bastion.

Idlib assault on hold as Russia, Turkey agree on buffer zone

Battle for Idlib

Erdogan, Putin hold talks over Idlib situation

Turkey's president says he expects the meeting to have positive outcome to prevent humanitarian tragedy in Idlib.

Erdogan, Putin to hold talks in Sochi over Idlib situation

Battle for Idlib

Turkey warns Europe of more Syrian refugees

Turkish presidency says migration from Idlib would not only burden Ankara, but would also cause new crises in Europe.

Turkey warns Europe of 'new wave' of Syrian refugees from Idlib

Middle East

Idlib rallies: 'We're oppressed people wanting freedom'

Opposition-controlled Idlib province sees massive protests, as Turkey announces new meeting between Erdogan and Putin.

Thousands rally against looming offensive on northwest Syria

Battle for Idlib

Turkey deploys reinforcements to Syrian border

Troops and tanks amassing along the border with Syria in anticipation of a major offensive and ensuing refugee crisis.

Turkey deploys reinforcements to Syrian border

Battle for Idlib

UN: One million Syrians displaced as battles rage

Aid workers warn camps in northwestern Syria are unable to take in more displaced people as offensive looms.

Battle for Idlib

Idlib: Temporary lull sets in after days of intense bombardment

Air attacks and shelling have receded in northwest Syria, allowing a small number of displaced civilians to return home.

Idlib: Temporary lull sets in after days of intense bombardment

Battle for Idlib

Erdogan and UN warn of Idlib catastrophe

Turkish leader urges world to stop Syrian army attacks on Idlib, as UN says 30,000 have been already displaced there.

Erdogan and UN warn of human catastrophe in Idlib

Battle for Idlib

Rebels, Turkey prepared for battle, but assault could be delayed

While Syrian forces and rebels step up preparations for battle for Idlib, sources say all-out attack may not start soon.

Rebels, Turkey prepared for battle, but assault could be delayed

Battle for Idlib

Turkey sends more troops to Idlib amid Syrian air raids

Syria and its Russian ally pound opposition-held Idlib, and Hama provinces in second day of escalation.

Middle East

Syrians flee Idlib offensive

People are fleeing their homes to get away from the second day of an escalated air campaign on Idlib by the Syrian government and Russia.

Middle East

Russia-backed Syrian regime pummels Idlib

Moscow takes part in intensive air attacks in last opposition-held stronghold after rejection Turkish call for halt in hostilities.

Battle for Idlib

Syria and Russia forces step up Idlib attacks

Rebel commanders say offensive has not yet started despite escalation that killed at least six civilians.

After Tehran talks, Syria and Russia forces step up Idlib attacks

Inside Story

Who is shaping Syria's future?

Russian and Iranian presidents give green light for all-out offensive on Idlib, the rebels' last stronghold in Syria.