AMMAN: Hundreds of displaced Syrians in the east Aleppo countryside held protests this week, demanding the right to return to their towns that were declared military zones when the Assad regime defeated the Islamic State in the area three months ago.
A young man named Fawaz was one of dozens of Syrians from Waer who stepped off a bus in his home district of Homs city on May 7 as journalists snapped photos of the city’s governor welcoming him and the other returnees.
AMMAN: Ten days after an unclaimed car bombing outside Aleppo city killed at least 120 evacuees from two rebel-blockaded towns in Idlib province, displaced residents from al-Fuaa and Kufraya are still searching for information on family members who went m
AMMAN: Thousands of fighters and civilians left their homes in rebel- and regime-besieged towns on Wednesday in the second round of evacuations within a complex surrender and population-transfer deal between the warring sides.
AMMAN: An unclaimed explosion in Aleppo on Wednesday killed six residents and injured dozens more during a funeral for a Syrian soldier, sources inside the city tell Syria Direct.
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