Israel repeatedly bombs Iranian-backed militia targets in Syria, saying its goal was to erode Tehran’s military presence, which Western intelligence sources say has expanded in recent years.
The toll of nine dead could rise as some people were seriously injured in the raids, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.
The Syrian dictator and the Libyan warlord have been accused of tacitly working together to amass fortunes from illegal drug trafficking, exploiting civil war conditions of both Libya and Syria.
Turkey's Operation Spring Shield shows that a just war can be waged with minimum civilian casualties.
Over years of losses, attrition and defections, the Syrian regime’s forces are fragmented; with only a few fighting divisions outnumbered by the foreign armies and sectarian militias they rely on to survive.
Ankara and Damascus appear to be heading towards a military confrontation as Russia, the main backer of the Assad regime, fails to stick to its word on Idlib.
Idlib today bears the brunt of the Assad regime's Soleimani-inspired scorched earth strategy which will blight Syria for a long time to come.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday gave the most direct indication of a military offensive since Ankara and Washington decided to establish a "safe zone" in the region.
As children around the world start a new school year, for children in Idlib province the risks involved in going to school are increasing.
Air strikes carried out by US-led coalition forces killed and wounded many civilians, UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria's report said, adding raids by the SDF, backed by coalition gunships, also apparently violated international law.
Israel has been increasingly open about carrying out air strikes in Syria with an election looming in April as it tries to counter Iran's support of Syrian regime leader Bashar al Assad.
Russia and Iran have cooperated for years to ensure the survival of Bashar al Assad's regime in Syria but as the war winds down, are the two countries competing for a different future in Syria?
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