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Kremlin accuses Turkey of flouting agreements made on Syria

The Kremlin on Wednesday accused Turkey of flouting agreements it had made with Russia to neutralize militants in the Syrian province of Idlib and said militant attacks on Syrian and Russian forces in..
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Turkey will hit Syrian government forces anywhere if troops hurt: Erdogan

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that Turkey's military would strike Russian-backed Syrian forces by air or ground anywhere in Syria if another Turkish soldier was hurt as the Assad..
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Putin and Erdogan discuss conflict in Syria's Idlib province

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan discussed the escalating conflict in Syria's Idlib province by phone, the Kremlin said on Wednesday.
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Government troops seizes highway in northwest Syria as Turkey-Russia talks end inconclusively

Government forces seized control of a highway in northwest Syria for the first time since 2012 on Tuesday as they pressed their campaign to eradicate the last rebel strongholds in Idlib province and..
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Putin to discuss Syria with Turkey's Erdogan amid rising tensions: TASS

Russian President Vladimir Putin will discuss the situation in Syria with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan by phone later on Tuesday amid rising tensions over the Syrian province of Idlib, the TASS..
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Erdogan: Syrian government to pay 'heavy price' for attacking Turkish soldiers

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday the Syrian government will pay a "very heavy price" for attacking Turkish troops in northwest Syria's Idlib region, where 13 soldiers have been killed..
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Syrian army helicopter downed in northwest Syria-rebel commanders

A Syrian military helicopter was shot down in northwest Idlib province on Tuesday, two Turkey-backed rebel commander said on Tuesday.
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Turkish forces strike back after five soldiers killed in Syria

Turkish forces struck dozens of Syrian government targets in northwestern Syria on Monday after five Turkish soldiers were killed in an attack on a military base in Idlib province, the Turkish defense..
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Five Turkish soldiers killed in attack in northwest Syria: NTV

Syrian government forces attacked a Turkish military post in the Taftanaz area of northwest Syria's Idlib on Monday, Turkish officials said, and broadcaster NTV cited the Turkish Defense Ministry as..
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Eight killed in truck blast in Syria's Afrin: Turkish defense ministry

A bomb detonated on a truck containing diesel-filled barrels and killed eight civilians and wounded seven more, including children, in northwestern Syria's Idlib region on Monday, the Turkish Defense..
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Turkey ready to act after reinforcing Syria's Idlib: official

Turkey has sent major reinforcements to Syria's northwestern Idlib region and "all options are on the table", a senior official said on Sunday, as Ankara tries to stem rapid advances by Syrian..
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Russians head to Turkey for talks on Syria's Idlib offensive -minister

Russian officials will arrive in Turkey on Saturday for talks aimed at stopping the Syrian government's offensive in Syria's northwestern Idlib region and halt a humanitarian catastrophe there,..
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Turkey has no plans to withdraw troops from posts in Syria's Idlib: source

Turkey has no plans to withdraw troops from observation posts in Syria's northwest Idlib region even though three of the posts are in areas now controlled by the Syrian government, a Turkish security..
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Syrian army enters rebel-held northwestern Saraqeb town in latest advance: state media

Russian-led Syrian government forces on Thursday entered Saraqeb town in northwestern Idlib province in the latest push to capture the last rebel stronghold, state media said.
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Syrian army troops enter Saraqeb town in rebel-held Idlib province: state media

Syrian army troops entered the strategic town of Saraqeb in rebel-held Idlib province and begins "combing" its neighborhoods, state media said on Thursday.
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France calls for an end to hostilities in Syria's Idlib

France repeated on Thursday its demands for an end to hostilities in the Syrian province of Idlib, and added that attacks by the Syrian regime and its allies represented a violation of international,..
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Cold, disease threaten more than half a million Syrians fleeing Idlib fighting

Cold weather, disease and a lack of shelter and medicine threaten hundreds of thousands of civilians as they flee fighting in Idlib province, in one of the biggest upheavals of Syria's nine-year civil..
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U.S. condemns Idlib assaults, stands by Turkey - Secretary of State Pompeo

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday condemned the Syrian government's attacks on Idlib province, and stated his country's support for Turkey in light of Syria's mortar attacks on a Turkish..
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Turkey says Russia must restrain Syrian forces in Idlib

Turkey urged Russia on Tuesday to rein in Syrian government forces in the northwestern province of Idlib, a day after eight Turkish personnel were killed in an attack Ankara blamed on Russian-backed..
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Russian lawmaker: Syria's Idlib seriously straining Russia-Turkey accords

A senior Russian lawmaker said on Tuesday that Moscow was very alarmed by the situation in Syria's Idlib province and that it was putting serious strain on agreements between Russia and Turkey.
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Russia, Turkey agree to observe deal in Syria's Idlib: Ifax cites Russian foreign ministry

The foreign ministers of Russia and Turkey on Monday agreed that a deal over Syria's Idlib region must be observed, amid rising tensions between opposing forces, the Interfax news agency cited the..
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Turkey says it will act against Syrian government if Russia cannot control them

Turkey will not hesitate to act against Syrian forces if Russia is unable to control them, Turkey's communication director said on Monday, after Ankara said Syrian shelling killed five of its soldiers..
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Russia says was not warned about Turkey's operations in Idlib: TASS

Russia said on Monday the Turkish military came under fire from Syrian government forces because Russia had not been warned about Turkey's operations in Syria's northwest Idlib region, the Tass news..
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Erdogan says Turkey hits back after Syrian shells kill Turkish troops

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday Turkey will continue to retaliate after Syrian government shelling killed four of its troops and wounded nine in Syria's northwest Idlib region, where Turkish..
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Syrian shelling kills four Turkish soldiers in Idlib: defense ministry

Four Turkish soldiers were killed and nine were wounded, one of them seriously, in shelling by Syrian government forces in northwest Syria's Idlib region on Monday, the Turkish defense ministry said.
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Kremlin: Russia deeply concerned by attacks on Syria government forces

The Kremlin said on Friday that Russia was fully compliant with its obligations in Syria's Idlib region, but that it was deeply concerned about what it said were aggressive militant attacks on Syrian..
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Turkey says it will take extra measures against attacks in Syria's Idlib

Turkey will take additional measures against attacks targeting its forces and civilians in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib, the national security council said on Thursday, after a nearly..
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U.S. envoy: 700,000 displaced in northwest Syria

Two hundred air strikes by Syrian government and Russian warplanes have hit Syria's Idlib region in the last three days, the U.S. special envoy for Syria James Jeffrey said on Thursday.
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Turkey's Erdogan says Russia not abiding by Syria agreements: NTV

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said that Russia was not abiding by the Sochi or Astana agreements regarding Syria's northwestern Idlib province, broadcaster NTV reported on Wednesday.
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Russia says Syrian army suffers losses, retreats after Idlib attack

Hundreds of Syrian militants have launched attacks against government forces in several parts of Syria's Idlib province, killing up to 40 Syrian soldiers, the Russian Defence Ministry said on Thursday.
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Russia says militants killed up to 40 Syrian soldiers in Idlib attack: Ifax

Russia's defense ministry said on Thursday that hundreds of Syrian militants launched multiple attacks in Syria's Idlib province, killing up to 40 Syrian soldiers and wounding 80, the Interfax news..
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Syria truce fails as Idlib civilians killed daily: U.N.

United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet called on Friday for an immediate cessation of hostilities in Syria's opposition-held Idlib province, saying the latest ceasefire attempt had yet..
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Russia denies bombing civilian targets in Syria's Idlib - RIA

Russia's Ministry of Defence on Thursday denied media reports that it had bombed civilian targets in the de-escalation zone in Syria's Idlib province, saying there had been no military flights since a..
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U.N. says around 350,0000 Syrians have fled Russian-led assault in Idlib

Around 350,000 Syrians, mostly women and children, have fled a renewed Russian-backed offensive in the opposition-held Idlib province since early December, and have sought shelter in border areas near..
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Turkey and Russia discuss secure zone in Syria's Idlib: Turkish Defence Minister

Turkey and Russia are discussing the establishment of a secure zone within Syria's northwestern Idlib region where Syrians displaced by fighting can shelter during the winter, Turkish Defence Minister..
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Russia says civilians can flee Syria's Idlib via three new checkpoints

Russia's Defence Ministry said in a statement late on Sunday that civilians could leave what it calls a de-escalation zone in Syria's Idlib Province via three new checkpoints.
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Erdogan says up to 250,000 Syrians flee toward Turkey as crisis worsens

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday up to 250,000 migrants were fleeing toward Turkey from Syria's northwest Idlib region after weeks of renewed bombardment by Russian and Syrian government..
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Trump warns Russia, Syria, Iran against killing civilians in Idlib

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday warned Russia, Syria and Iran against killing civilians in Syria's Idlib province and said Turkey was working hard to stop the "carnage."
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Russian-backed Syrian forces close in on major city in rebel-held Idlib

Russian-backed Syrian troops have encircled a Turkish observation post as they approach the city of Maarat al-Numan in an offensive into the last significant rebel pocket of Syria, sources on both..
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Erdogan says Turkey cannot handle a new migrant wave from Syria

Turkey cannot handle a fresh migrant wave from Syria, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, adding that European nations will feel the impact of such an influx if violence in Syria's Idlib region is..
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Russia, Turkey and Iran express concern about militants in Syria's Idlib

Russia, Turkey and Iran are concerned about the increased presence of terrorist groups in Syria's Idlib province, the three countries said after talks in Kazakhstan, pledging to coordinate actions..
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Strikes on Syrian medical facilities appear deliberate: U.N.

More than 60 medical facilities have been hit in Syria's Idlib province in the past six months, including four this week, and appear to have been deliberately targeted by government-affiliated forces,..
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After heavy air strikes, calm in Syria's Idlib as ceasefire declared

Syria's Idlib region saw a lull in air raids that have been pounding the insurgent territory, a monitor and rebel official said on Saturday, after the government said it was ceasing fire.
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Syrian army to cease fire in Idlib de-escalation zone on Aug. 31: TASS

Syrian government forces will unilaterally cease fire in the de-escalation zone in Syria's Idlib region on Saturday morning, Russia's defense ministry was quoted by TASS news agency as saying on..
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Monitor says Syrian rebels withdraw from town, jihadists say still fighting

A Syrian war monitor said rebels had withdrawn from a town in southern Idlib province and from their last territory in neighboring Hama province after government advances, though an insurgent group..
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Syrian rebels withdraw from area in NW after government advance - Observatory

Syrian rebels withdrew from a town in southern Idlib province and from their last remaining territory in neighboring Hama province after government troops advances in the area, the Syrian Observatory..
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Air strikes hit near Turkish convoy in Idlib: Syrian Observatory

Air strikes hit positions near a Turkish convoy which was stuck at a highway in northwest Syria after crossing into Idlib province on Monday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
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Syrian state media says Turkish convoy crossed into Idlib to help rebels

A Turkish convoy crossed into northwest Syria on Monday to help insurgents in the town of Khan Sheikhoun fighting a government advance, Syrian state media said, calling it an act of aggression.
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Syrian rebels shoot down government warplane in northwest

Rebels shot down a Syrian warplane in the opposition stronghold of Idlib province on Wednesday as Russian-backed government forces closed in on a strategically important town, rebel sources and a war..
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Syrian government warplane crashes after being targeted by rebels: monitor

A Syrian government warplane crashed in Idlib province on Wednesday after being targeted by rebel groups, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.
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