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By PBS NewsHour
Syrian rebels agreed to give up their last foothold in the eastern suburbs of Damascus hours after an alleged gas attack killed at least 40 people.
By Zeina Karam, Philip Issa, Associated Press
Some 7,000 members of a rebel group and their relatives were preparing to leave eastern Ghouta to opposition-held areas north of the country Saturday.
By Bassem Mroue, Associated Press
The evacuation deal will see the town handed over to the government following years of siege.
By Philip Issa, Associated Press
On this edition for Saturday, March 17, officials continue the search for victims in the Miami bridge collapse, and what the firing of FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe means for the Russia investigation. Also, how displaced Puerto Rican students are…
Over five million Syrians have fled the country and at least half a million people are estimated to have been killed in the seven-year Syrian war. As fighting continues in Eastern Ghouta, the last rebel-held area near Damascus, little progress…
By Larisa Epatko
For weeks during brief cease-fires in the volatile rebel-held Eastern Ghouta region outside Damascus, few Syrians left. That all changed this week as thousands escaping Syrian government bombings left by foot with the only belongings they could carry.
The staggering death toll came a day after Syria passed the seven-year mark in its relentless civil war.
Seven years ago, Eastern Ghouta was a green suburb. Today the UN calls it “hell on Earth,” and the potential site of crimes against humanity. In the last two weeks, more than 650 civilians have been killed and thousands injured…
By Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press
BEIRUT — No civilians exited the rebel-held Syria region near the capital Damascus on Wednesday, the second day of a Russia-ordered brief daily humanitarian pause amid reports of ground battles as government troops attempted to push their way into the…
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