Posts Tagged ‘Idlib’

Regime loyalists evacuated from two Idlib towns in Syrian deal for releasing prisoners

  • 19 July 2018 - 20:24
Regime loyalists evacuated from two Idlib towns in Syrian deal for releasing prisoners

Thousands of residents from two rebel-besieged loyalist towns in northwestern Syria have been evacuated to government-controlled territory as part of a deal that will see hundreds of detainees released from state-run prisons. The last remaining residents of the predominantly Shia towns of al-Foua...

Seven White Helmets staffers shot dead by gunmen in government-free Idlib – Syria

  • 13 August 2017 - 09:05
Seven White Helmets staffers shot dead by gunmen in government-free Idlib – Syria

Seven members of the White Helmets rescue group were shot dead Saturday by unidentified gunmen who stormed the volunteers' office in northwestern Syria, the group and opposition activists said, reported CNN. The attackers also stole two vans, helmets and walkie-talkies, according to a statement...

Clashes between rebel groups in Syria’s Idlib leave fighters and civilians dead

  • 19 July 2017 - 13:48
Clashes between rebel groups in Syria’s Idlib leave fighters and civilians dead

Clashes between rival insurgent groups broke out in Syria's Idlib region in some of the heaviest fighting between Islamist factions which hold sway in the northwestern province, war monitors reported on Wednesday, Reuters reported. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Hayat Tahrir...

Suicide bombing kills scores in rebel-held Idlib city in Syria

  • 13 July 2017 - 15:42
Suicide bombing kills scores in rebel-held Idlib city in Syria

A suicide bomber rammed a car laden with explosives into a gathering of militant rebels near the rebel-held northwestern Syrian city of Idlib on Wednesday, killing and injuring scores, rebel sources said. They said the blast ripped a textile factory where members of Hayat Tahrir Al Sham, an...