26 ianuarie 2020

Assad regime forces advance in Syria's Idlib, approaching strategic town, monitor says


The Bashar Assad regime has seized seven more settlements in Syria's northwestern Idlib province as part of the regime's vow to regain control of the last opposition stronghold and forces have reached the outskirts of a key city on the edge of the province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said Sunday.They have now reached "the edges of the city and are... within gunfire range of part of the highway," the U.K.-based war monitor said, referring to the mainly deserted city of Maarat [...]