Syria rebels deny withdrawal from Idlib buffer zone

The Failaq al-Sham rebel faction in northwest Syria has denied a report saying it withdrew forces and heavy arms from a demilitarised zone agreed by Turkey and Russia. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Sunday the group was the first to start pulling out of the buffer zone in

Trump says learned about Syria’s Idlib from supporter at recent rally

U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Wednesday he had never heard of the rebel-held Syrian region of Idlib under threat from Syrian government and Russian forces until a supporter brought it up at a recent rally about a month ago. The United Nations says close to 3 million people live in

Syrian FSA rebels to cooperate with Turkey in Idlib, wary of Russia

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Turkey-allied Syrian rebels said on Saturday they would cooperate with Turkish diplomatic efforts that have halted a Russian-backed government offensive in Idlib, but they will not surrender their weapons or territory. Turkey and Russia struck a deal on Monday that will create a demilitarised zone between government and