Idlib is expected to be the center of a major battle in the months to come, as it is effectively the last major rebel-held territory in Syria, and the Assad government has said that, failing any negotiated deal, they will reunify the country by force.
Most of Idlib is controlled by rebels and Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, but the Islamic State group also has sleeper cells in the area and have targeted opposition forces.
Most of the rest is held by rebels, while the regime also holds a slither of the province's southeast.
In recent months, the Syrian government, backed by Russian Federation and Iran, has made major advances in its offensive against a number of rebel and jihadist groups across Syria.
On Thursday, government helicopters dropped leaflets over towns in Idlib's eastern countryside urging people to surrender.
The United Nations appealed the same day for talks to avert "a civilian bloodbath" in the province.
At least 53 civilians including 28 children, have been killed in fierce bombardment Friday that targeted rebel-held areas of northern Syria, a war monitor said updating an earlier toll.
There is no economic reason ... "The aim of the operation is to make Turkey surrender in all areas from finance to politics". Turkey contributes about one percent to the world's total economic output, slightly less than the Netherlands.
He missed four months at the start of the year when a partially torn tendon in his left wrist, causing him to sit out the Masters. I think I'm much more disciplined now, so I should be able to play every major , making sure my body's healthy.
The Egypt worldwide netted 32 times in the Premier League last season to finish ahead of Harry Kane in the goal-scoring charts. Salah's goal featured an important contribution from new signing Naby Keita , while Guinea's Keita was excellent throughout.
Elba, 45, has previously dismissed rumours and said he had not had any discussions with the studio about taking over the role. Fuqua told the outlet that producer Barbara Broccoli wants to open the doors of diversity when casting the new bond .
The two were having an extramarital affair and used their work devices to hide that from their spouses, they've acknowledged. Trump provided no explanation or support for his contention that Strzok was "in charge" of the investigation.
Manchester City begins its English Premier League title defense Sunday against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium in London. We can not be anything different than the challenger because we haven't won anything since I came in".
Franklin's father managed her during the early years of her career, with her grandmother and sister helping to raise the two boys. She is also renowned as one of most successful artists of all time, having sold over 75 million records worldwide.
Thomas Markle has spoken about hanging up on Prince Harry claiming that he "slammed" the phone down after a heated conversation. When Harry asked him about it, Thomas says that he lied and told the ginger prince that he was being "measured for a hoodie".
After cruising through the first set, Tsitsipas came back in the second to force a tiebreak, which Nadal won 7-4. Tsitsipas fired an ace for an 8-7 lead and converted his third match point when Anderson's return sailed long.
He has also made repeated threats to apply far more damaging tariffs on the deeply integrated automotive sector. One-on-one talks between the US and Mexico are set to continue next week, longer than initially anticipated.
In the United States crashed a hijacked passenger plane
Officials say an airline employee stole an empty Horizon Air turboprop plane and took off from the airport Friday night. Airport officials said the airline employee had "conducted an unauthorised takeoff without passengers".
Harvick prevails at Consumers Energy 400 for seventh victory
The XFINITY Series LTi Printing 250 is June 8 while the Gander Outdoors Truck Series Corrigan Oil 200 is scheduled for August 10. It has been the love of NASCAR racing and the thrill of a great time for race fans and drivers alike for 50 years.
Omarosa Secretly Recorded John Kelly Firing Her
Many have questioned Manigault Newman's claims, however. "I heard his voice as clear as you and I are sitting here", she said. On Saturday Mr Trump said that his former co-star on The Apprentice was "a low life".
Cristiano Ronaldo Scores In First Juventus Friendly Apperance
Ronaldo joined the team for training on Wednesday after their return from the International Champions Cup in the United States. Veteran midfielder Claudio Marchisio rounded off the scoring for the Serie A champions with a tidy finish in the 54th minute.
Former Trump adviser secretly taped private conversations
Trump responded Monday morning on Twitter , saying Omarosa "never made it, never will" and said she was "vicious, but not smart". The alleged revelation came as Newman released audio she secretly recorded when she was booted from the White House in December.
England swing kings seal second Test rout of India
The likes of Chris Woakes and Stuart Broad and Sam Curran lent him appropriate support to restrict the Indian batsmen. He was given out caught behind when the ball brushed his glove and Karthik was then lbw to the next ball.
It's meteor madness this weekend
The Perseids take their name from the constellation Perseus, the constellation from which they are thought to have originated. Chinese astronomers are credited with the being the first to record an observation of the meteor shower back in 36 A.D.