War in Syria: Jihadists fail to leave Idlib buffer zone as deadline passes
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Ignoring a deadline, jihadists remain in the Syrian province of Idlib, despite calls to evacuate by this Monday. The removal from the internationally negotiated buffer zone was part of a deal struck between Turkey and Russia nearly a month ago. Syria''s foreign minister said it is waiting for Russia to decide whether the deal was fulfilled or not and threatened to strike the region to regain control.