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HTS have clashed with jihadi groups such as Hurras Al-Din in Idlib.

The secretive leader of the jihadist group HTS has undertaken an intense public relations campaign in Idlib, revealing his true identity and trying to present a more moderate image.

Syria's HTS execute teenager over 'blasphemy' claims

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Syria's HTS execute teenager over 'blasphemy' claims

Mohammed Tano, 19, was executed by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham for alleged 'blasphemy', but activists say he had criticised the militant group's leader in private.

Syria Weekly: Few options to end catastrophe in Idlib

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Few options to end catastrophe in Idlib

Turkey and Russia are facing off over Idlib, with a last-ditch attempt to save Idlib from disaster at French-brokered crisis talks.

Car bomb attacks target Syrian regime forces in Aleppo

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Car bomb attacks target Syrian regime forces in Aleppo

A source within Hayat Tahrir al-Sham said the group had targeted Iran-backed militias west of Aleppo.

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Trump calls for end to killing in Syria's Idlib

President Donald Trump called on Russia, Iran and the Syrian regime to halt their bombing of rebel-held areas in his latest tweet.

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Multiple Russian strikes kill nine civilians in Syria’s Idlib

Nine Syrians were killed and many injured as multiple Russian airstrikes hit civilian targets in Idlib province, as a ceasefire agreement ...

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Gunmen assassinate Hayat Tahrir al-Sham official in Syria’s Idlib

Syria’s HTS militants blame the execution of a judge on the Islamic State group, despite the fact that widespread popular unrest has been ...

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Assad family 'buying apartments to funnel money' from Syria

Over the past six years, some Assad family members have managed to buy up to 20 apartments worth more than $40m in Moscow.

Girl killed as US condemns Russian airstrikes on Idlib

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Girl killed as US condemns Russian airstrikes on Idlib

Russian warplanes continued their airstrikes against Syria’s rebel-held Idlib province, killing a young girl.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Idlib civilians demand no Assad, no Jolani

Syrian civilians are making a brave stand against the authoritarian control of the HTS militant group in Idlib.

Regime resumes Idlib air strikes after scrapping ceasefire

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Regime resumes Idlib air strikes after scrapping ceasefire

Damascus and Russia resumed air strikes on Idlib in northwest Syria, scrapping a ceasefire for the rebel-run bastion and accusing the regime's ...

Regime fire kills woman in northwest Syria

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Regime fire kills woman in northwest Syria

Regime fire killed a woman in the rebel held region of northwest Syria Sunday, a monitor said, the first such death since a truce to protect the ...

Regime fire kills civilian in northwest Syria: monitor

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Regime fire kills civilian in northwest Syria: monitor

Regime fire killed a civilian in a jihadist-dominated region of northwest Syria Sunday, a monitor said, the first such death since a truce to ...

Syria Weekly: Is Al-Qaeda 2.0 emerging in Idlib?

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Is Al-Qaeda 2.0 emerging in Idlib?

A rare US airstrike on a shadowy militant group in Aleppo province this week could be the resurgence of Al-Qaeda in Syria, experts have warned.

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UK presses Russia to answer for Idlib hospital attacks

British Ambassador Karen Pierce requested assurances from Russia and Syria during a UN Security Council meeting in Washington on Friday.

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Syria ex Al-Qaeda group seeks rivals' assistance in Idlib

Syria's former Al-Qaeda affiliate Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) controls most of Idlib province as well as parts of neighbouring Aleppo, Hama and ...

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Scores of Syrian regime loyalists killed in rebel ambush

Syrian rebels say they have killed 30 regime fighters as the Assad forces captured two villages in northern Hama province and targeted a Turkish ...

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HTS chief Jolani calls for arming to defend Idlib

The head of Syria's former Al-Qaeda affiliate released a video urging supporters to "take up weapons" to defend Idlib.

Syria's HTS call for 'unified army' in rebel-held Idlib

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Syria's HTS call for 'unified army' in rebel-held Idlib

A jihadist group dominated by Syria's former al-Qaeda affiliate has called for a unified military body in Idlib - the country's the last major ...

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Syria buffer 'on course' despite missed deadline: Moscow, Ankara

Russia and Turkey said on Tuesday their deal to set up a buffer zone in Idlib was still on course, despite jihadists missing a deadline to ...

Syria rebels reject Russia presence in Idlib buffer zone

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Syria rebels reject Russia presence in Idlib buffer zone

The deal agreed last month between Ankara and Moscow provides for the establishment of a U-shaped buffer zone around Idlib.

Rebel group cautiously accepts Moscow-Ankara Idlib deal

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Rebel group cautiously accepts Moscow-Ankara Idlib deal

The National Liberation Front said they accepted the deal as other rebel factions objected or have not commented on the terms.

Syria HTS leader <em>Jolani</em> calls for unity among rebels

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Syria HTS leader Jolani calls for unity among rebels

Syrian regime advances have been blamed by some sections of the opposition on failings by a leading rebel alliance, leading HTS chief Abu ...

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