Syrian army captures village, missile kills 8 civilians

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Syrian forces are targeting a rebel-held town, which sits on a key highway that links Damascus and Syria's largest city of Aleppo.

Turkey supports the ceasefire in Idlib in order to stop new waves of refugees.

Speaking at an awards ceremony Sunday, the Turkish leader said an estimated 80,000 people were now moving toward the Turkish border in the Syria's northwestern Idlib province, where about three million people have taken shelter from Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces in the ongoing conflict.

More than 40 villages and hamlets have come under government control in southern parts of Idlib since Thursday, according to activists and Syrian Brig. 3 million civilians also live here, and the United Nations has warned of the growing risk of humanitarian disaster along the Turkish border.

Idlib province is dominated by al-Qaida-linked militants.

The spokesperson, Stephane Dujarric, said earlier that a UN-negotiated, six-hour humanitarian pause had enabled safe passage for more than 2,500 people to flee. In recent weeks, displaced people have flooded tent settlements, contributing to their misery.

Almost 80 civilians have been killed by air strikes and artillery attacks over that same period, according to the Observatory, which puts the number of displaced in recent weeks at more than 40,000.

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She revealed that the Idlib battle began, and the Russian aviation supports the Syrian army, explaining that the battle stops or continues based on the military situation, and has nothing to do with what is going on in Libya.

But fearing further regime advances from the south, thousands of Maaret al-Numan's residents have fled northwards towards the Turkish border.

The IHH said it had begun distributing 20,000 packages of food prepared for the migrants between the city of Idlib and the town of Sarmada.

Turkey is a strong backer of some rebel fighters, and has 12 observation posts in northwestern Syria as part of an agreement.

Crucially, however, Russian Federation and Iran have supported the Assad regime throughout the eight-year civil war.

"Syria is looking into the possibility of filing an worldwide lawsuit against the United States, due to the fact that they steal Syrian oil", Bouthaina Shaaban, Syrian Presidential Adviser, told Beirut-based Al-Mayadeen TV in an interview, carried by Iran's Fars news agency. Recently, the United States and European Union protested against Turkey's attack on Syrian Kurds.

'This is our main expectation from the Russian side.

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