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Nino Orto speaks to a White Helmets' volunteer in Idlib who warns that there is little room to organise an evacuation if an attack by Syria's brutal regime occurs.

The UN had warned that an all-out assault on the province where three million people live would trigger a humanitarian catastrophe and one of the worst bloodbaths of Syria's war.

Syria's warring parties welcome Russia-Turkey deal on Idlib

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Syria's warring parties welcome Russia-Turkey deal on Idlib

More than 500,000 people have been killed and millions displaced since Syria's war started in 2011 with the brutal repression of anti-government protests.

Germany can't 'look away' if Assad uses <em>chemical</em> weapons

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Germany can't 'look away' if Assad uses chemical weapons

Earlier on Wednesday, the US warned Assad against using any chemical weapons ahead of the anticipated regime offensive on Idlib.

Trump called Sisi 'killer', according to explosive new book

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Trump called Sisi 'killer', according to explosive new book

An explosive tell all book on the inner-workings of the White House, alleges that Donald Trump called Sisi a killer, and mocked the Egyptian ...

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Assad 'has been warned' over chemical weapons use: Mattis

"He's been warned, and so we'll see if he's wised up," the US defence secretary told Pentagon reporters.

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IS ambush kills 21 Syrian regime fighters in Suweida

The attack late on Monday in Syria's southern province of Suweida came as US-backed forces advanced against the militants on the border ...

James Snell

A graveyard's quiet looms over Syria's Idlib

Comment: In Idlib, as in Daraa, the world will choose to remain passive while brutal violence tears lives apart, writes James Snell.

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Germany considers joining US-led strikes on Syria

The move would also signal a U-turn for Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has previously said Germany would not take part in 'military missions' in ...

US warns Syrian regime <em>chemical</em> <em>attack</em> is being planned

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US warns Syrian regime chemical attack is being planned

A new Syrian regime chemical attack in being planned, according to the US.

Khalil Ashawi and Lisa Barrington

Party cups as gas masks: Idlib civilians prepare

Around three million people live in the rebel stronghold in northwest Syria, report Khalil Ashawi and Lisa Barrington.

US volte-face on Syria pull-out, with focus on Iran

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US volte-face on Syria pull-out, with focus on Iran

The US will reverse its planned withdrawal from Syria, and instead aim at defeating the Islamic State group and forcing Iran to withdraw from ...

Trump denies claims he wanted to assassinate Syria's Assad

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Trump denies claims he wanted to assassinate Syria's Assad

A new book claims that Trump told Defense Secretary Jim Mattis that he wanted to have Assad killed after he carried out a chemical ...

Across the globe, fears mount over impending Idlib bloodbath

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Across the globe, fears mount over impending Idlib bloodbath

An international chorus of rights groups and governments is pleading the Syrian regime and its allies to resist launching an offensive to retake ...

Erdogan warns of 'massacre' in Syria's rebel-held Idlib

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Erdogan warns of 'massacre' in Syria's rebel-held Idlib

Erdogan warned of a "very merciless process" to be carried out by the Assad regime in Idlib, and that Turkey could face an influx of millions ...

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Trump wanted Assad assassinated, says explosive new book

Excerpts from a new book by famed reporter Bob Woodward were released on Tuesday by the Washington Post, a week before its wider release to the public.

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Trump warns Syria, Russia and Iran against Idlib 'tragedy'

Syrian regime forces, backed by Russia and Iran, are amassing around the north western province of Idlib, in preparation for an expected assault ...

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Russia to hold Mediterranean drills as Syria tensions rise

Russia has announced major military drills in the Mediterranean Sea amid growing tensions over a rebel-held enclave in Syria.

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Syria rebels say they spotted regime chemical weapons convoy

A Turkey-backed rebel coalition in the Syrian province of Idlib has accused Damascus regime of preparing to carry out a chemical ...

US warns Assad regime, Russia against <em>chemical</em> weapons attacks

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US warns Assad regime, Russia against chemical weapons attacks

The US has warned the Assad regime and military ally Russia against carrying out yet another military attack on civilians in its Idlib ...

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UN says Idlib offensive could spark 'worst humanitarian emergency'

The UN's director of humanitarian operations has urged Security Council members to act fast to avoid an unprecedented humanitarian catastrophe ...

White Helmets offer 'Syria Revolution supporter' McCain their condolences

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White Helmets offer 'Syria Revolution supporter' McCain their condolences

Syria's White Helmets civil rescue team have issued a statement praising John McCain for his support for the country's revolution.

Syrians fear new <em>chemical</em> <em>attack</em> following Russia 'warnings'

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Syrians fear new chemical attack following Russia 'warnings'

Syrians are concerned of a new regime chemical attack, after Russian media warnings of 'false flag' operations, a trend that ...

Russia warns US against 'reckless' intervention in Syria

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Russia warns US against 'reckless' intervention in Syria

Russia warned the US against recklessness after it announced its preparation to retaliate against Assad should he use chemical weapons ...

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