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Ankara (TM) – Five generals in the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) have submitted their resignations, including the commander and deputy commander of a mechanized division currently stationed in northern Syria’s Idlib province, according to several reports that appeared on Turkish online news outlets on Sunday. Maj. Gen. Ahmet Ercan Çorbacı, Brig. Gen.Continue Reading

Ankara (TM) – Approximately 124,000 civilians were displaced from the de-escalation zones in the northern Syrian city of Idlib during the Muslim holiday of Eid Al-Adha due to attacks by the regime and Russian forces, according to Turkey’s state-run Anadolu news agency. Anadolu’s cameras have spotted hundreds of vehicles heading from theContinue Reading

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Moscow (TM) – Russia has demanded that Turkey do more to tackle hardcore fighters in Syria’s Idlib province and fulfill promises it made as part of a deal with Moscow last year, Al Jazeera reported. Turkey, which backs Syrian rebels, and Russia, the Syrian government’s principal foreign ally, agreed in September to createContinue Reading

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Ankara (MEMO) – Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday after which the Russian leader said the two men had discussed how they planned to stabilize the situation in Syria’s Idlib province, says Reuters. The Russian Foreign Ministry said earlier on Wednesday that the situation in the region, whereContinue Reading

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Istanbul (GPA) – It so happened that historical parallels are not uncommon in world politics. One of the most striking of such parallels is the current events in Aleppo and Idlib. Just as its Byzantine predecessor, modern Turkey under various pretexts, is trying to seize Muslim lands by setting up a pro-Western residence.Continue Reading

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Damascus (GPA) – San Bruno based video sharing website YouTube shut down multiple Syria-based accounts on Saturday in attempts to enforce media blackouts against Syrian state and their allied forces. Among the accounts removed are those of the Syrian Ministry of Defense, SANA News Agency, and the Syrian presidency. The accounts have beenContinue Reading

Damascus (GPA) – Russian and Syrian forces struck over 100 jihadist targets across Idlib and Hama in the last 48 hours as part of their recently launched siege to liberate the last of opposition-held territory from terror attacks, strikes, and kidnappings aimed at intimidating civilians and stalling an eventual defeat. At the requestContinue Reading

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Damascus (GPA) – With Turkey preparing the rebels in Idlib to repel the impending offensive by the Syrian Arab Army it seems likely that this will be the end of Turkish-Russian cooperation in Syria. As the forces of the Syrian Arab Army prepare to move on the last major terrorist enclave in northwesternContinue Reading

Damascus (AHT) – The Syrian army is ending the battle in the last 2% of the Qunietra province that remains under the control of the “Islamic State” (ISIS) terrorist group. This will free tens of thousands of troops of the Syrian army and its allies from the burden of fighting in theContinue Reading