AMMAN: Regime warplanes unleashed up to 100 airstrikes across the encircled, rebel-controlled Damascus suburbs of East Ghouta over the past 24 hours, with local activists and medical workers telling Syria Direct that it’s “open season” as the attacks kill
AMMAN: A “major outbreak” of measles is hitting the encircled, rebel-controlled Damascus suburbs of East Ghouta, with doctors telling Syria Direct that vaccine shortages are to blame for more than 350 cases of the easily preventable disease in under two m
DAMASCUS: The Syrian regime is building a siege around three rebel-held neighborhoods in eastern Damascus that serve as an entry point for smuggling food, fuel and other supplies into the adjacent, opposition-controlled suburbs east of the capital.
AMMAN: On January 28, Syrian state television aired images of regime soldiers hoisting the government’s flag above a snowy, rubble-strewn building.
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