Sunday, 22 April 2018
Latest news
Main » Tens of thousands flee as Syrian regime makes Idlib push

Tens of thousands flee as Syrian regime makes Idlib push

12 January 2018

Government forces have managed to move within eight miles of Khan Sheikhoun, which is where a sarin nerve gas attack killed more than 90 people past year, which led to the U.S. carrying out a missile attack on Assad's troops.

Syrian government troops and allied forces are advancing in an offensive to gain ground in northwestern Idlib province, the country's largest remaining rebel-held territory.

The officials said that around half of the civilian population of 2 million people in Idlib province had already been living in "extremely dire" circumstances before being forced to again flee in the winter cold.

Syrian Republican Guard units are known to have major outposts in al-Qutaifa, according to the Associated Press.

Cuomo's State of the State address warns of challenges from DC
So you're now paying two taxes - you pay a tax to the state, or a tax to the local government. Cuomo said that his public campaign against the law will be known as "Tax Fairness for All".

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday the Syrian army was striking moderate opposition forces in Idlib province and this was undermining efforts to reach a political solution to the war in Syria.

The city and Idlib province are controlled by several rebel factions and insurgents vying for dominance, the most powerful being an al Qaida-linked group.

After shrinking to barely a sixth of the country at the height of the almost seven-year-old conflict, the areas under government control now cover more than 50 percent of Syrian territory.

The majority of the deaths were fighters from the rebel group, in addition to seven civilians, with several people still unaccounted for, it said. The rebels say they have taken numerous soldiers hostage.

Final Fantasy 12 Remaster Announced For PC, And It Releases Soon
FFXII: The Zodiac Age will cost $50 when it launches on February 1, with a 20 percent discount available during the first week. New Game Plus and New Game Minus - Post-game content modes are now accessible from the beginning of the game.

But treatment now is becoming increasingly hard to find in Eastern Ghouta, and other areas where rebel groups are still trying to hold ground. The base could provide President Bashar al-Assad's forces with an important step towards reclaiming the Idlib province. According to the Observatory, 159 rebels and government soldier have been killed in fighting over the base since December 29. Meanwhile, Tahrir al-Sham Front stated that regime's operation in Idlib "is no picnic".

Citing the United Kingdom -based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the AP said that shelling and airstrikes have killed at least 21 people since Sunday.

The nature of the explosion was not immediately clear.

Trump scraps controversial voter fraud commission
While dissolving the commission , the administration did not concede the rarity of voter fraud in modern American elections .

Tens of thousands flee as Syrian regime makes Idlib push