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Assad crackdown on Idlib could trigger a refugee ‘catastrophe’

Syrian refugees could push on into Turkey as thousands flee bombardment of last rebel-held province, warn migrant workersThe assault by Bashar al-Assad’s regime on the last Syrian province under rebel control could spark a “new wave of migration”, a top Turkish official has warned, amid growing alarm over a campaign that has displaced more than 100,000 people.The fighting in Idlib, which has intensified in recent days amid rebel counterattacks, has raised fears of a humanitarian catastrophe in an area already crowded with refugees. “This displacement is the biggest perhaps in...

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Published By: theguardian.com - 6 days ago