Tag: Idlib

The Idlib offensive

On September 7, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Erdogan met with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran for a trilateral meeting on the future of the war in Syria.  The three major military powers meet as the Syrian Arab Army prepares to launch an offensive against the last major rebel stronghold in…

Idlib under attack by the Syrian regime

There are several reports about the approaching date of attack by the Syrian regime forces on Idlib province in the northwest of the country to end the control of the armed opposition. Amid the support and support of parties to Assad’s attack on Idlib, other parties reject the attack, warning of its consequences, which could…

A father sells his son in al-Faraj camp in rural Idlib

Poverty pushed me and the director of the camp complain about the poor living conditions of the displaced. A few days ago, a father sold his son for 300 Turkish liras (about 50,000 Syrian pounds) in Al Faraj camp at the Al Karama camps in rural Idlib. Ahmed Hassan al-Ghannam, a displaced person from Aleppo…

Return of assassinations to Idlib: a new stage ?

On Thursday 26th April, Idlib witnessed a large-scale campaign of assassinations of military figures, leaders and operatives belonging to various armed factions, including the Sham Liberation Organization, the Turkestan Islamic Party and the Free Army. The assassinations were mostly carried out by security cells and by direct fire, from private cars and motorcycles. The cells…