Rebels capture last Syrian town in Idlib province




 
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May 28th, 2015  
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Topic: Rebels capture last Syrian town in Idlib province


By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - The Syrian army has pulled back from the northwestern city of Ariha after a coalition of insurgent groups seized the last city in Idlib province in northwestern Syria near the Turkish border that was still held by the government. Syria's al Qaeda offshoot Nusra Front is a major part of the coalition. The Syrian army said intense fighting was going on with Nusra forces that had infiltrated Ariha.




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