Qaeda in Syria takes last regime base in Idlib

September 9, 2015 3:33 PM

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Syrian state televi­sion effect­ively acknow­ledged the loss, saying troops had left the base

BEIRUT: Al Qaeda’s Syrian affiliate and its allies seized the last regime-held military base in northwestern Idlib province on Wednesday, in the latest setback for President Bashar al-Assad’s forces.

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