Syria Idlib conflict http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27157/all en 'The War for Idlib' begins in Syria http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5737447 <p>IDLIB, Syria &mdash; A coordinated attack on seven prime military checkpoints on the western border of Idlib city signaled the beginning of the &ldquo;War for Idlib,&rdquo; according to opposition commanders who led the attack Sunday. The ambush opened a key route into the city and isolated the Almarkazi Prison, which is under siege by rebel forces tonight. The attack was the first in a series designed to penetrate Idlib city, the last major stronghold of Syrian regime forces in Idlib district.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5737447" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Syria 'War for Idlib' Syria Idlib conflict Conflict Zones Syria Political Risk Mon, 21 Jan 2013 21:00:40 +0000 Tracey Shelton 5737447 at http://www.globalpost.com