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Northwest Syria at ‘Breaking Point,’ Aid Group Says

An international aid group said Saturday that conditions in northwest Syria’s rebel-held Idlib province were at a “breaking point.”

The International Rescue Committee warned that continued violence could displace as many as 400,000 in the coming weeks.

After weeks of intense bombardment, Syrian government forces launched a ground offensive on the southern and eastern parts of Idlib in the northwest last week, forcing tens of thousands to flee their homes.

The U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said that as a result of hostilities more than 235,000 people had been displaced between Dec. 12 and read more >>>

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