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Tearful Syrians in rebel enclave begin new evacuation

Mar 25, 2018 - 11:56 PM

More civilians and rebels are forced to leave their ravaged neighborhoods in Eastern Ghouta

Syrian people walk down a street past a destroyed building as civilians and rebels prepare to evacuate the town of Ain Tarma in the eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of the capital Damascus, on March 25, 2018. Nearly 2,000 Syrian rebels and civilians began leaving a ravaged pocket of Eastern Ghouta on Matrch 25, in fresh evacuations that further emptied the former rebel bastion. Five weeks since the Syrian regime launched an all-out assault on Ghouta, it holds more than 90 percent of the onetime opposition stronghold on the edge of Damascus.  / AFP PHOTO / STRINGER

First rebels leave Syria enclave under Russian-brokered deal

Mar 23, 2018 - 9:06 AM

(UPDATED) It comes as a spokesman for the Faylaq al-Rahman rebel group in the southern rebel pocket of Ghouta announces that 'agreement has been reached for a ceasefire, through the auspices of the United Nations'

EVACUATION. Syrian civilians gather outside a vehicle during an evacuation by the Syrian Red Crescent in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta enclave on the outskirts of the capital Damascus on March 22, 2018, on their way to the government controlled Wafidin crossing. Photo by Hamza Al-Ajweh/AFP

Syria regime enters key rebel-held Ghouta town – monitor

Mar 15, 2018 - 12:33 PM

More than 1,220 civilians have been killed in Eastern Ghouta since February 18

SOLDIERS. Syrian government forces brandish their weapons while standing on an armoured personnel carrier after entering al-Shifoniya as they advance in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area on March 4, 2018. File photo by AFP

Nearly 200 dead in Syria enclave as UN warns situation 'out of control'

Feb 20, 2018 - 7:14 PM

(UPDATED) At least 194 civilians have been killed, among them 57 children, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says

SYRIA RAIDS. A man weeps over his child at a make-shift morgue in Douma who was killed in air strikes on the Syrian village of Mesraba in the besieged Eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of the capital Damascus, on February 19, 2018. Photo by Hamza Al-Ajweh/AFP