GHOUTA

First buses with fighters from last Ghouta rebel bastion head…

First buses with fighters from last Ghouta rebel bastion head…

Published 02/04/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Two buses carrying the first group of Jeish al-Islam fighters and their families on Monday left the city of Douma, the last [more…]

Syria’s Douma faces catastrophe, says council, as assault grinds on

Syria’s Douma faces catastrophe, says council, as assault grinds on

Published 12/03/2018

FILE PHOTO: A boy is seen in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, Syria March 8, 2018. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh/File PhotoAMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) - [more…]

In Ghouta’s shelters, terrified Syrians await the next bomb

In Ghouta’s shelters, terrified Syrians await the next bomb

Published 12/03/2018

People hold a warning leaflet dropped by plane entitled "Keep yourself and your family aware" in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, [more…]

Syrian Observatory: one third of Syria’s Ghouta enclave taken by…

Syrian Observatory: one third of Syria’s Ghouta enclave taken by…

Published 05/03/2018

A handicapped man rides a bicycle past damaged buildings in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Bassam [more…]

Syrian government removes trauma kits, surgical items from Ghouta…

Syrian government removes trauma kits, surgical items from Ghouta…

Published 05/03/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - Syrian government officials removed trauma kits and surgical supplies from trucks that are part of an inter-agency convoy heading into the besieged [more…]

Russian military says new five-hour truce starts in Syria’s Ghouta:…

Russian military says new five-hour truce starts in Syria’s Ghouta:…

Published 02/03/2018

A Russian soldier is seen at Wafideen camp in Damascus, Syria March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Omar SanadikiMOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian military said a five-hour truce [more…]

Air strike kills Syrian family of nine in rebel-held Ghouta: monitor

Air strike kills Syrian family of nine in rebel-held Ghouta: monitor

Published 26/02/2018

A child and a man are seen in hospital in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, Syria February 25, 2018. REUTERS/Bassam KhabiehBEIRUT (Reuters) [more…]

Syrian, Russian jets bomb residential areas in eastern Ghouta: witnesses, monitor

Syrian, Russian jets bomb residential areas in eastern Ghouta: witnesses, monitor

Published 04/12/2017

People are seen during shelling in the town of Hamoria, eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria, December 3, 2017. REUTERS/Bassam KhabiehAMMAN (Reuters) - Jets believed to [more…]