February offensive sees much of Idlib province fall to government (map)

A recent offensive by the Syrian Army saw the government capture the important rebel cities of Ma’arat Numan and Saraqib. This places the government within striking distance of the de facto rebel capital Idlib, a city which rebels seized in March 2015. With these latest large advances, Assad’s forces could be on track to take the city back five years after they lost it.

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