Battle for Idlib

Two killed as Russian jets hit towns in Syria's Idlib after truce

After months of relative calm, Russian air attacks target villages in southern Idlib, rescuers and activists say.

Two killed as Russian jets hit towns in Syria's Idlib after truce

Syria's War

Rocket attack in northwest Syria kills two Turkish soldiers

Attack comes two weeks after Turkey and Russia agree to a ceasefire in Idlib, halting a three-month Syrian offensive.

Rocket attack in northwest Syria kills two Turkish soldiers

Syria's War

Turkey's Erdogan discusses Syria, refugees with European leaders

Convergence on Idlib fighting but on refugees 'a number of clarifications' by the Europeans from Turkey's president.

Turkey's Erdogan discusses Syria, refugees with European leaders

Opinion

How long will the Turkish-Russian deal on Idlib last?

The March 5 agreement will likely follow the fate of all previous Idlib deals and fall apart soon.

Galip Dalay

by Galip Dalay

Galip Dalay

Syria's War

More than 4.8 million children born into war in Syria: UN

As conflict enters 10th year, UN agency warns that 2.8m children are out of school in Syria and neighbouring countries.

Syria's War

Russia, Turkey begin joint patrols along Syria's M4 highway

The patrols are part of ceasefire deal reached by Ankara and Moscow to halt an escalation of violence in Idlib province.

Turkey

Turkey says Idlib ceasefire details largely agreed on with Russia

Under the deal, Turkish and Russian forces will carry out joint patrols along M4 highway and set up a security corridor.

Turkey says Idlib ceasefire details largely agreed on with Russia

Turkey-Syria border

Erdogan demands 'concrete support' from EU, NATO over Syria

Turkish president in Brussels for talks with EU and NATO leaders after tensions at Greek border over fate of refugees.

Battle for Idlib

Turkey says no ceasefire violations in Syria's Idlib

Residents pessimistic about truce, hours after Russia and Turkey announce ceasefire agreement in northwest Syria.

Turkey says no ceasefire violations in Syria's Idlib

Turkey

'Salwa hates being famous': A new life for laughing Syrian girl

Salwa, the toddler who laughed at sound of bombs in viral video, is in Turkey with her parents.

'Salwa hates being famous': A new life for laughing Syrian girl

Battle for Idlib

At least 15 displaced Syrians killed in Idlib air attack

Witnesses, activists blame Russia for the attack that targeted a poultry farm in Maaret Misreen town.

At least 15 displaced Syrians killed in Idlib air attack

Turkey

Brawl in Turkey's parliament after MP criticises Erdogan

Dozens of parliamentarians joined the fistfight, some climbing over desks to throw punches.

Brawl in Turkey's parliament after MP criticises Erdogan

Battle for Idlib

Two Turkish soldiers killed in Syria on eve of key Moscow meeting

Turkey retaliates to attack by government forces in Idlib as clashes continue a day before Erdogan-Putin talks.

Battle for Idlib

Turkey shoots down third plane as Syrian forces retake town

Rebel commander says key Saraqeb city now under the full control of Syrian government forces after Russian air strikes.

Battle for Idlib

Turkey's drones and a new way of war

What gives drones an edge over manned aircraft in certain missions and why is Turkey suddenly excelling at them?

Battle for Idlib: Turkey's drones and a new way of war