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First rebels leave defeated Syrian town
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First rebels leave defeated Syrian town

Image copyright Syrian Arab Red Crescent Image caption The Syrian Arab Red Crescent arrived in Harasta earlier to assist in the evacuation Syrian rebels and their families have begun leaving a key town in the besieged Eastern Ghouta area as part of an evacuation deal with the government. State media said 88 rebels and 459…

Syrian rebels to leave key town in eastern Ghouta enclave
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Syrian rebels to leave key town in eastern Ghouta enclave

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels and their families were expected to leave a besieged town in the eastern Ghouta suburbs of Damascus on Thursday, in an evacuation deal that will see the town handed over to the government following years of siege. Rebels released 13 prisoners of war ahead of the evacuation. The deal is…

Free Syrian Army rebels say they entered Afrin city centre
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Free Syrian Army rebels say they entered Afrin city centre

The Free Syrian Army (FSA) rebel group has entered the city centre of Afrin, which had been controlled by Kurdish fighters, according FSA spokespersons and Turkish media. Clashes between the opposing sides were ongoing on Sunday morning, privately-owned Dogan News Agency and FSA spokespersons said on Sunday morning. Videos and photos shared by the Turkish-backed…

Rebels retreat in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta as thousands flee
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Rebels retreat in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta as thousands flee

Thousands of Syrians are fleeing a government-led offensive on the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta enclave near Damascus as President Bashar al-Assad vowed the fight would continue until the "embrace of terrorism" was eradicated. Syrian government forces have seized roughly one-quarter of the territory in recent days, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Sunday. Backed…

Russia says rebels shell exit corridor in Syria’s Ghouta
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Russia says rebels shell exit corridor in Syria’s Ghouta

Russia says rebels shell exit corridor in Syria's Ghouta Russia says rebels shell exit corridor in Syria's Ghouta https://apnews.com/4a06047a923745498e535df05b8b818a Link copied! MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military is accusing Syria's rebels of shelling a humanitarian corridor that Moscow set up with the Syrian government, offering residents of Damascus' besieged eastern suburbs a way out of…