The northwestern city of Idlib is Syria’s last rebel stronghold. As government forces prepare to launch an offensive, the UN is warning that an assault could lead to a humanitarian catastrophe.
Russia's Vladimir Putin has put forward measures to bring the devastating war to a close with the help of Turkey and Iran. Despite renewed peace efforts, a political solution to the eight-year conflict remains elusive.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin. Their alliance is in good shape, so what's left to talk about for two men who've engineered themselves all-powerful presidencies?
The demilitarized buffer zone in the Syrian city of Idlib may be established on Monday — if Damascus and the rebels stick to the agreement. DW explains the key points.
Russia and Turkey's deal to demilitarize the battle lines around Idlib has been moved on a step. A buffer zone is intended to separate Syrian troops from rebel fighters, and prevent a full-scale assault on the city.
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