According to senior rebel officials, Turkey has stepped up its arms supply to Syrian rebels in the last rebel-held province of Idlib. This has been done in order to help them fight the Syrian Army and its allies in the upcoming offensive.
Syrian refugees living in Turkey are returning home by the thousands for Eid al-Adha, and the border crossing facilities are working overtime to facilitate the process. The director of public relations and information in Bab al-Hawa crossing said that over 30,000 Syrians had crossed in the past week.
Attack on medical workers in northern Syrian city of al-Bab leaves residents questioning usefulness of Turkish presence. This comes after the three-month offensive conducted by Turkey as part of Operation Euphrates Shield to oust ISIS from Northern Syria.