The Takeaway: January 15, 2020

Highlights: ‘No Idlib for Idlib:’ endgame in Syria strands city; Muqtada Al-Sadr plays the angles; Soleimani’s daughter expects Hamas leader to avenge father’s death; Turkey takes up for Australian camels.

al-monitor Smoke billows following a reported air strike by pro-regime forces in the town of Maaret Al-Numan in Syria's northwestern Idlib province on January 13, 2020 Photo by Abdulaziz Ketaz/AFP via Getty Images.

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muqtada al-sadr, russian diplomacy in syrian crisis, russian support for assad, russia in middle east, russia on syria, syrian civil war, syrian conflict