This handout from the Syrian Network for Human Rights shows the damaged Khaled al-Mousa High School in the Idlib governorate southern suburbs which they say was shelled by Russian warplanes on Jan. 12, 2018. (The Daily Star/SNHR, HO)
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Syrian government forces Friday regained areas it had lost the previous day in Idlib province, as state media accused Turkey of assisting the rebels in launching a counteroffensive in the northwest this week.Several militant groups, including Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham, launched an attack Thursday against military forces advancing toward the strategic Abu Dhuhur air base in the northwestern province and captured several villages.The activist group reported that the Syrian army has now taken control of 120 villages in the Idlib province since the onset of their offensive on Dec. 25, 2017 . In Thursday's clashes, 115 people were killed, including 16 civilians and 43 government and pro-government fighters, according to the Observatory.Syrian state media Friday cited field commanders as saying Turkey helped anti-government rebels launch a counterattack against the Syrian army and its allies in the northwest this week, underlining recent regional tensions over the fighting.
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