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  1. Injured Syrian children at a makeshift hospital in Jobar. Photo: AFPRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    The Syrian army has intensified its attacks on the remaining rebel-held enclaves in the Syrian capital, breaching the Russian-sponsored ceasefire announced two weeks ago. At least 15 civilians are said to have been killed and scores others injured in three days of sustained bombardment.

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  2. Feature: Braving Cancer Amid the Chaos of SyriaRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2017 | The New York Times

    As the conflict grinds on, parents of sick children face a wrenching choice: to risk traveling for treatment, or to risk forgoing it. n a hazy morning this spring, at the entrance of the Al-Bayrouni cancer center in northeast Damascus, a wall of tires teetered atop a long mound of dirt.

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  3. Injured toddlers scream in fear as Syrian government launches most brutal assault yetRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2017 | Metro

    Injured Syrian children cry as they wait to receive treatment at a makeshift hospital in Jobar on August 5, 2017, following a reported government airstrike on a building in Ain Tarma, in the eastern Ghouta area, a rebel stronghold east of the capital Damascus Distressing footage shows injured toddlers screaming and crying in fear as the Syrian arm launch its most brutal assault yet. The children, waiting for treatment in a makeshift hospital in Jobar, Damascus, weren't even born when the civil war in Syria began six years ago.

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  4. Syrian Army Steps up Strikes on Capital's Last Rebel EnclaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Voice of America

    A rebel fighter of Jaysh al-Islam carries his weapon as he walks in Tal Farzat in the besieged rebel-held eastern Ghouta area of Damascus, Syria, Feb. 2, 2017. The Syrian army stepped up shelling and air strikes on the last rebel-held enclaves in the Syrian capital on Aug. 7, 2017, its heaviest bombardment in a two-month campaign, rebels and witnesses said.

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  5. UPDATE 1-Syrian army steps up strikes on capital's last rebel enclaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Reuters

    The Syrian army stepped up shelling and air strikes on the last rebel-held enclaves in the Syrian capital on Monday, its heaviest bombardment in a two-month campaign, rebels and witnesses said. From the strategic Qasyoun Heights that overlooks Damascus, elite units of the army pounded Jobar district, some 2 km east of the Old City wall and Ain Terma just to the south.

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  6. Syrian Army Increases Strikes on Capital's Last Rebel EnclaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Voice of America

    Smoke billows following a reported air strike in the rebel-held parts of the Jobar district, on the eastern outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus. The Syrian army intensified shelling and air strikes on the last rebel enclave in the Syrian capital on Monday, its heaviest bombardment in a two-month military campaign, rebels and witnesses said.

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  7. Secret tunnels at heart of economy in eastern Damascus suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | UPI

    In the first week of May 2017, a money transfer office in Istanbul raised its rate for a monthly money transfer to Eastern Ghouta from 2.5 to 18 percent. The increase - on a monthly transfer for the correspondent of the news website Inab Baladi - was justified because the tunnels connecting Qaboun and Barzeh to Eastern Ghouta had been closed due to the advance of Assad's forces.

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  8. In besieged Eastern Ghouta, rebel infighting increases civilian sufferingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | UPI

    The Syrian government and allies have shelled rebel positions in the Eastern Ghouta region, just east of Damascus, nearly every day since a cease-fire agreement collapsed earlier this month. But the residents of one of Syria's best-fortified and last remaining rebel strongholds tell Syria Deeply the latest bombing campaign is not their only concern.

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  9. Syria strikes hit near Damascus despite ceasefire: monitorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2017 | Yahoo!

    Syria's regime carried out air raids on one of the last rebel strongholds near Damascus Sunday, a monitor said, a day after it declared a ceasefire in parts of the besieged enclave. The Syrian army on Saturday announced a halt in fighting for parts of Eastern Ghouta, a rebel-held region on the outskirts of the capital that has been ravaged in the six-year conflict.

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  10. Syria strikes hit near Damascus despite ceasefire: monitorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2017 | India.com

    Syria's regime carried out air raids on one of the last rebel strongholds near Damascus today, a monitor said, a day after it declared a ceasefire in parts of the besieged enclave. The Syrian army yesterday announced a halt in fighting for parts of Eastern Ghouta, a rebel-held region on the outskirts of the capital that has been ravaged in the six-year conflict.

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  11. Aid convoy to besieged area comes under fire in SyriaRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

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  12. .com | Syria, Iraq troops link at border for first time in yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | News24

    Syrian troops and allied militias met up with Iraqi forces at one crossing point along their shared border on Sunday for the first time in years, in a step described as a major achievement by the Syrian military in their fight against the Islamic State group. The development reported by pro-government media on Sunday comes a day after Iraqi forces captured a border crossing point with Syria, al-Waleed, from the ISIS militants.

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  13. Syria, Iraq troops link at border for first time in yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | The Indian Express

    The US-led coalition said it was aware of the Iraqi forces' maneuvers along the border, which highlight Baghdad's resolve to fight IS. Syrian troops and allied militias met up with Iraqi forces at one crossing point along their shared border on Sunday for the first time in years, in a step described as a major achievement by the Syrian military in their fight against the Islamic State group.

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  14. Red Crescent worker wounded in Damascus attack on aid convoy: ICRCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | Reuters

    A staff worker for the Syrian Arab Red Crescent relief organization was wounded in an attack on a humanitarian convoy near Damascus, the International Committee for the Red Cross said in a statement on Sunday. Air strikes hit rebel-held districts east of Damascus on Thursday for the first time in weeks after shells landed in parts of the capital controlled by the Syrian government.

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  15. Red Crescent Worker Wounded in Damascus Attack on Aid ConvoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | Voice of America

    Video uploaded by the Syrian Army on May 13, 2017 shows smoke rising from Qaboun, on the edge of the capital Damascus, Syria. A staff worker for the Syrian Arab Red Crescent relief organisation was wounded in an attack on a humanitarian convoy near Damascus, the International Committee for the Red Cross said in a statement on Sunday.

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  16. Gunfire on Syria aid convoy wounds one: Red CrescentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | India.com

    At least one person has been wounded after a convoy seeking to deliver aid to a besieged Syrian rebel-held town came under fire, the local Red Crescent said. The incident occurred on Saturday as the convoy attempted to access Harasta in the Eastern Ghouta region outside Damascus, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent said in a statement issued late Saturday.

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  17. Today in Pictures, May 3, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | The Straits Times

    Disruption in the train services on the Downtown Line, war safety awareness campaign in Syria, and other pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures. Commuters during the morning peak hour at Newton MRT station along the Downtown line on May 3, 2017.

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  18. Regime strikes kill 28 civilians near Damascus: monitorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Yahoo!

    Air strikes by Syrian warplanes on a rebel-held region near Damascus killed at least 28 civilians on Monday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said. The highest toll was in Douma, the largest town in the Eastern Ghouta region, where raids killed 22 civilians including at least two children, it said.

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  19. Syrian jets bomb rebel-held eastern Damascus suburbs, dozens killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | The Star Online

    Syrian jets on Monday bombed residential areas in the eastern countryside of Damascus killing and injuring dozens in some of the heaviest bombing raids on the main rebel enclave near the capital in months, residents and activists said. At least 22 people were killed and scores injured after four aerial raids hit a crowded district in the city of Douma, the main urban centre of the Eastern Ghouta rebel stronghold to the east of the capital.

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  20. Regime strikes kill 28 civilians near Damascus: monitor1 hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | India.com

    Air strikes by Syrian warplanes on a rebel-held region near Damascus killed at least 28 civilians today, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said. The highest toll was in Douma, the largest town in the Eastern Ghouta region, where raids killed 22 civilians including at least two children, it said.

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