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Syria rebels rush away closing besieged enclave

Syria rebels rush away closing besieged enclave

Image copyright AFP Image caption Men, women and children were due to leave Rastan on Monday Syrian rebels have begun withdrawing from the last big, besieged enclave that they held in the war-torn country. Hundreds of fighters have been boarding buses along with their families in a pocket of territory lying in central Syria, between…

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Syria abet convoy enters besieged enclave

Syria abet convoy enters besieged enclave

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Friday’s delivery is the third attempt this week to get humanitarian aid into the region A UN aid convoy has managed to enter the rebel-held area of Eastern Ghouta in Syria which has been under intense bombardment, officials say. For the first time since Monday, food and medicine got…

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First civilians drag away besieged Syria attach

First civilians drag away besieged Syria attach

Image copyright EPA Image caption The Syrian Arab Red Crescent said the couple were “delivered to the Pakistani embassy” Civilians have been evacuated from the besieged rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area in Syria for the first time since daily “humanitarian pauses” began on Tuesday. The Syrian Arab Red Crescent confirmed it had helped an elderly Pakistani…

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