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4 Sep 2018

Russian and Syrian warplanes bomb rebel-held Idlib

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

Russian and Syrian warplanes have resumed their bombing campaign on the rebel-held Idlib province, an apparent final push to break the last major stronghold of opposition to President Assad’s rule.

The UN has called for restraint ahead of this week’s talks between Russia, Iran and Turkey about a Syrian government offensive which many fear could spark a humanitarian disaster.