Rebels say Syrian army steps up attacks in Idlib

AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian rebels said on Saturday the Syrian army and their allies were intensifying attacks on a demilitarised zone in the northwest in an attempt to undermine a Russian-Turkish deal that has averted a major offensive on their last stronghold. They said the army has stepped up its onslaught

Extremists kill 8 Syria troops near truce zone

BEIRUT: Extremists have killed at least eight Syrian government troops near a planned buffer zone around the country’s last major rebel bastion, a monitor said on Saturday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the attack took place late on Friday in the north of Hama province near the planned buffer

Shelling kills eight in de-escalation zone around Syria’s Idlib

BEIRUT: At least eight people were killed by Syrian government shelling of the rebel-held Idlib province on Friday, according to a monitoring group — the highest daily toll since a Russian-Turkish demilitarization zone was set up around the region. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the deaths occurred in the