Syrian rebels push back against Russia-backed regime forces' advances in Idlib

World Aug 28, 2019

Syrian rebels push back against Russia-backed regime forces' advances in Idlib

Syrian rebels on Tuesday launched a wide-scale attack against a five-month Russia-backed Syrian army campaign aiming to take back the opposition's last major bastion, opposition officials, rebels and residents said. The push-back comes as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in ...

Syrian rebels shoot down regime warplane in Idlib and capture pilot

World Aug 15, 2019

Syrian rebels shoot down regime warplane in Idlib and capture pilot

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 monitor said. A pilot who ejected from the plane was captured, according to the ...

Syria regime steps up airstrikes in northwest and seizes small town

World May 27, 2019

Syria regime steps up airstrikes in northwest and seizes small town

Syrian government forces pounded positions in the northwest of the country on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, in the heaviest day of air strikes since launching a major campaign against the rebel-held territory nearly four weeks ago. The bombardment helped Russian-backed government ...