Turkey Boosts Weapons Supply to Syrian Rebels as Idlib Offensive Looms

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Turkey has stepped up arms supplies to Syrian rebels to help them stave off an expected offensive by the Syrian army and its Russian and Iran-backed allies in northwest Syria near the Turkish border, rebel sources told Reuters. 

Senior rebel officials said Turkey had sent more military aid to rebels in and around the Idlib region since a summit meeting with Iran and Russia last week failed to agree a deal to avert a government offensive into the area. 

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