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Idlib

(ĭd`lĭb), town (1995 est. pop. 100,000), capital of Idlib governorate, NW Syria. It is an important market center for a fertile agricultural region where grains, grapes, olives, sesame, and cotton are grown. Idlib's chief industries are textile manufacture, olive pressing, and fig drying.

Idlib

 

a city in northwest Syria on the Al Ladhiqiyah-Aleppo highway; the administrative center of Idlib Province. Population, 42,900 (1967). The city is a trade center. It manufactures olive oil and soap.

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Turkeycalled on Russia and Iran on Wednesday to pressure Syrian authorities to halt a military offensive in Syria's rebel-held northwestern province of Idlib launched by Damascus despite an international deal to reduce hostilities there.
Cavusoglu was commenting on the attack by Syrian government forces in the de-escalation zone in Syria's northern Idlib province, the Turkish media reported on January 10.
The Syrian army captured on Sunday a key stronghold of al-Qaida-linked militants in the country's northwestern province of Idlib, as part of a major military offensive to capture a strategic air base in that province, a military source told Xinhua.
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