Air strikes resume in southwest Syria after talks fail

Su-25 fighter jet pilots, who took part in the Russian mission in Syria, walk on the runway after landing at a military airport in Krasnodar Region, Russia July 4, 2018. REUTERS/Sergey Pivovarov

AMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) – Russian air strikes against insurgents in southwest Syria resumed on Wednesday, residents and a war monitor said, after a rebel said talks to restore government rule there peacefully had failed. The air strikes targeted the towns of Tafas, northwest of the provincial capital Deraa, and Saida, to its east, said the Syrian […]

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