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Russian, Syrian Regime Forces Step Up Attacks on Rebel Stronghold Idlib

Syrian men carry a victim after a reported Russian airstrike on a popular market in the village of Balyun in Syria's…

A recent military escalation by Russian and Syrian government forces in the rebel-held northwestern Syrian province of Idlib is likely to continue in the coming weeks, experts say.

On Saturday, a series of airstrikes and barrel bombings carried out by Russian fighter jets and Syrian helicopters targeted several villages in Idlib, killing at least 18 civilians and wounding dozens of others, local news sources reported.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a war monitor that has researchers across the country, said all areas targeted in the recent attack were largely populated by civilians.

Rami Abdulrahman, director of the Syrian Observatory, said clear skies read more >>>

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