AMMAN: Daraa city and the surrounding countryside are witnessing the most intense regime bombardment since 2015, prompting school and hospital closures as Syrian regime and Russian forces work to stave off a rare rebel offensive.
Just 8km north of the Jordanian border, in a small river valleyin southwestern Daraa province known as the Yarmouk Basin, 40-year-old Abu Iskander al-Hourani, his wife and four children lived under the rule of an Islamic State affiliate.
In a large concrete cow barn in southwest Daraa province, only a few kilometers from the Syrian-Jordanian border, hundreds of displaced people wake up every day, cook their meals and take care of their children.
A suicide bomber detonated at a meeting of high-ranking opposition civilian, judicial and military authorities in Daraa province Thursday afternoon, killing a dozen people, including a Syrian Interim Government minister.
AMMAN: A Daraa field hospital, one of the best-equipped medical facilities in opposition-held southern Syria, was a shuttered ruin on Monday after an airstrike killed and injured dozens of people the day before, leaving hospital administrators with the “f
AMMAN: Jabhat a-Nusra has withdrawn the bulk of its fighters from battles to drive Islamic State-linked forces from southern Syria in recent days, rebel and civilian sources tell Syria Direct, ending four months of coordination with US-backed rebels.
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