World update: August 26 2019

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MIDDLE EAST

SYRIA

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights claims that at least six civilians were killed in government and/or Russian airstrikes across Idlib province on Monday. State media news reports suggest that the airstrikes have begun to focus on the city of Maarat al-Numan, which is the next major population center after Khan Shaykhun if you’re mo…

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