He added: "Hundreds of thousands of people could be killed".
After an all-out military offensive-accompanied by a complex patchwork of ceasefire agreements-ended hostilities in the country's south in July, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad told Russian media that "now, Idlib is [the] goal".
In a new UN-led effort to move forward the process to end the Syrian conflict, senior officials from Russia, Turkey and Iran will meet in Geneva next week for constitution-related discussions, the United Nations special envoy on Syria said Tuesday.
"Idlib would see a humanitarian catastrophe that exceeds the level of any seen in the Syrian conflict so far", said Lina Khatib, head of the Middle East and North Africa program at the Chatham House think tank in London.
"Let's try to avoid that the last probably major battle of the Syrian territorial conflict. ends in a bloodbath", he told reporters in Geneva, insisting Russian Federation and Turkey held "the key for the soft solution to the Idlib issue".
Assad has been building up forces for a phased offensive aimed at taking control of the province in northwest Syria.
A spokesman for the Kremlin in Moscow dismissed Mr. Trump's warning about the looming offensive, saying it failed to address the root problem of "a nest of terrorists" in the province, where an estimated 3 million civilians also remain.
Jeffrey and Rayburn would travel on to Jordan and Turkey, where they would reiterate the U.S. position against a military offensive in Idlib, the State Department said.
ICG said Russian Federation, whose air support would be crucial for the offensive to succeed, should understand that a bloodbath in Idlib would jeopardise its own political goals. The official denied reports that senior Syrian officials were at the site.
Israel has grown nervous of Iran's growing presence in Syria and threatened to prevent a build-up of pro-Iranian forces near its frontiers with Syria.
The US, with Britain and France, unleashed a missile barrage against Syrian facilities earlier this year after chemical weapons were used against civilian and rebel forces. "Now talks are ongoing between our soldiers, intelligence agencies and foreign ministries about what kind of steps could be taken", he said in Ankara late on Monday.
Mayor Mike Duggan announced at the service that he meant to have the city's riverfront Chene Park renamed in Franklin's honour. The singer died at her home in Detroit , Michigan, at the age of 76 after suffering from advanced pancreatic cancer.
According to The Honeybee Conservancy , there are a number of bees native to the city including mason bees and leafcutter bees. NYPD's bee keeper Officer Michael Lauriano could be seen sporting protective gear as he made his way to collect the bees.
On Saturday, marchers in Charlottesville held peaceful demonstrations and people laid flowers on a makeshift memorial to Heyer . Charlottesville and state leaders are weighing in on how the August 11 and 12 anniversary weekend panned out in the city.
News of McGahn's extensive cooperation with Mueller is likely to complicate the already-strained relationship between the two men. Trump's attempts to fire the special counsel, Robert Mueller , which investigators might not have discovered without him.
Discussing the differences between their views, she said: " One , I want to see this nation united as opposed to divided". Trump was obsessed with leaks to the news media and repeatedly demanded that McGahn draft the agreement, the aides said.
Pep Guardiola's City dazzled against the only side to stop them scoring at the Etihad Stadium in the league last season. Eduardo SALVIO and Franco CERVI who are both called-up for Argentina's friendly matches next month started for Benfica.
President Donald Trump signed the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act which authorizes a top-line budget of $717 billion. While Trump praised the military during his remarks at New York's Fort Drum , the president did not address McCain .
Musk further claimed that he had the " funding secured " to take the company private, an act that would cost up to $70 billion. He said the 420-dollar buyout price would only be used to pay shareholders who chose to leave the company if it goes private.
In 2002 in particular, the Koreans brushed off Iran in straight sets to celebrate their second Asian Games title at home. Tottenham Hotspur forward Son Heung-min has moved one step closer to securing his exemption from military duty.
What's more, 21 percent of doctors graduating from a private school do so with over $300,000 of educational debt. Sometimes the option is only available to those interested in primary care to try to boost the workforce.
Rhythm and blues singer Aretha Franklin performs at the inaugural gala for President Clinton in Washington on January 19, 1993. Sir Elton added, on Instagram: 'Her voice was unique, her piano playing underrated - she was one of my favourite pianists.
E-commerce tycoon arrested
It appeared to contradict USA police by adding authorities found no evidence of misconduct and released Liu to continue his trip. In 2015, a model said she was sexually assaulted by a man after they had partied at Liu's Australian penthouse.
Trump renews threat to withdraw USA from NAFTA
The U.S. and Mexico came to an agreement on a new pact last week, a deal which excluded America's northern neighbor. The negotiation tactics of the Trump administration is "a classic power play", says Evenett.
'Gather round': Apple unveils iPhone launch date
It's now unclear if Apple will save this announcement for later in the year or reveal all alongside its new range of phones. Apple has in each of the past six years hosted a press conference in early September to announce a new iPhone.
Primary takeaways: Establishment fails and diversity grows
As in many GOP races across the country, candidates in the Republican primary competed to prove their loyalty to President Trump . Kyrsten Sinema , who has positioned herself as a moderate, won the Democratic nomination, according to the Associated Press .