Syrian Government Intensifies Strikes on Opposition Stronghold

13 Luglio 2019 0 Di Luna Rossa

As rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran draw the world’s attention, the Syrian government and its Russian allies have stepped up airstrikes on Idlib and surrounding areas in a monthslong campaign to recapture the territory.

BEIRUT—By his front door in northwest Syria, Ahmad Haraki keeps a suitcase packed with bare essentials in case Syrian government and Russian airstrikes force him to make a quick escape.

“We don’t own much, since we’ve been moving from the beginning,” the 32-year-old father of two said by phone from Idlib province, the country’s last remaining opposition stronghold. “The airstrikes are taking a toll, not only on our daily lives, but also mentally.”

Sorgente: Syrian Government Intensifies Strikes on Opposition Stronghold

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