Posts Tagged ‘Eastern Ghouta’

Syrian army said it had seized over 90% of Eastern Ghouta

  • 1 April 2018 - 10:15
Syrian army said it had seized over 90% of Eastern Ghouta

The Syrian army command said on Saturday it had regained most of the towns and villages in eastern Ghouta and was pressing its military operations in the last rebel bastion of Douma, Reuters reported.  Reuters said the Syrian army spokesman said in a televised statement, the weeks-long military...

Eastern Ghouta in Syria: Rebels evacuated in government-owned buses

  • 22 March 2018 - 20:26
Eastern Ghouta in Syria: Rebels evacuated in government-owned buses

Syrian rebels and their families are being evacuated from a key town in the besieged Eastern Ghouta region as part of an agreement with the government. Buses carrying 1,480 people, including 600 Ahrar al-Sham rebels, drove out of Harasta as night fell, en route to the rebel-held northern province...

Syrian army divides Eastern Ghouta to three enclaves, reports reveal

  • 12 March 2018 - 12:22
Syrian army divides Eastern Ghouta to three enclaves, reports reveal

The Syrian army has made a significant advance in its effort to take rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, reports say. Troops have cut off the region's biggest town, Douma, and isolated another, according to UK-based conflict monitors the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), BBC reported. The...

Aids convoy enters Eastern Ghouta in Syria

  • 5 March 2018 - 19:32
Aids convoy enters Eastern Ghouta in Syria

An aid convoy with urgently needed supplies has reached the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area of Syria, for the first time since mid-February. The Syrian Red Crescent said 46 truckloads of food parcels were delivered to 27,500 people, along with health items for more than 70,000 people in the town of...

Syrian government forces seize 10 percent of Eastern Ghouta

  • 4 March 2018 - 12:42
Syrian government forces seize 10 percent of Eastern Ghouta

    Pro-government forces in Syria have reportedly recaptured about 10% of the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta enclave, the BBC reported.   The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a UK-based monitoring group, says fighting on the ground intensified there on Saturday....