Place in Idlib Governorate, Syria

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Idlib, a city in northwestern Syria, operates as the capital of the Idlib Governorate and stands 59 kilometers (37 mi) southwest of Aleppo. It has an elevation of nearly 500 meters (1,600 ft) above sea level. In the 2004 census by the Central Bureau of Statistics, Idlib had a population of 98,791 and in 2010 the population was around 165,000. Before the Syrian Civil War started in 2011, the inhabitants were mostly Sunni Muslims, although there was a significant Christian minority. Idlib is divided into six main districts: Ashrafiyeh, Hittin, Hejaz, Downtown, Hurriya, and al-Qusur.

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A ceasefire is needed in Syria's Idlib province, which has seen a recent upsurge in violence, and the United States is working toward a halt to the clashes,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

Syrian government troops on Wednesday morning repelled three big attacks by militants in Syria's Idlib province, the Russian Ministry of Defense said.
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

Turkey will not evacuate its military observation post in northern Syria's Idlib, the last rebel stronghold in the region, after a suspected Syrian government..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

Ali al-Ahmed and his family fled on foot through the fields when the bombs began raining down on their house in northwestern Syria, escaping a major offensive by..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

Turkey said on Friday Syrian government forces were violating a ceasefire agreement reached with Russia for Syria's Idlib.
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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