Tag: Idlib

Putin in Syria: At Least 12 Killed In Yesterdays Russian Strike On Sarmin Hospital

October 22, 2015

LIVE UPDATES: At least 12 people are reported to have been killed in yesterday’s Russian air strikes on a medical facility in Sarmin in northern Idlib. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.

Putin in Syria: Russian Air Strike Kills FSA Commander In Latakia Province

October 20, 2015

LIVE UPDATES: A Russian air strike has killed the commander of a Free Syrian Army unit that was making advances in the hills of the Latakia province. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.

Putin in Syria: Large Blast East Of Russian Airbase In Latakia This Morning

October 15, 2015

LIVE UPDATES: A large blast was reported this morning in the hills east of the Hmeemeem airbase near Jableh, from which Russian jets are conducting operations. Some reports claim the blast was caused by a ballistic missile fired by rebels. Meanwhile the regime has redirected forces to assault rebel-held areas of the Homs province, supported […]

Putin in Syria: Russian Navy Denies That Aircraft Carrier Is Being Sent To Syrian Coast

October 14, 2015

LIVE UPDATES: The Russian Northern Fleet has denied reports in Russian media that the country’s only aircraft carrier, the ailing Admiral Kuznetsov, is being dispatched to the Syrian coast. Meanwhile, the Russian air force claims to have completed 41 sorties in Syria over the last day. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column […]

Putin in Syria: Refugee Camp In Idlib Province Struck With Cluster Munitions Last Night

October 9, 2015

LIVE UPDATES: There are reports this morning that Russian and Syrian regime forces conducted intense rocket barrages and air strikes on rebel-held areas of the Hama and Idlib provinces last night. Meanwhile ISIS has made advances in the Aleppo region in spite of Russia’s supposed air campaign against the group. The previous post in our […]

Putin in Syria: Russian Fighter Enters Turkish Airspace

October 5, 2015

LIVE UPDATES: The Turkish Foreign Ministry says that a Russian jet fighter entered Turkish airspace on October 3 before being intercepted by F-16s. Russian bombers have struck positions within several hundred metres of the border in recent days. The Russian air force continues to pound rebel-held areas in the Idlib, Hama and Homs provinces. The […]