Category: Ghouta

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Assad govt forces ‘purchase total’ Jap Ghouta

Syrian government forces have retaken the town of Douma, thus gaining full control of the former rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta, according to a Russian military official. Syrian troops pushed the last rebel fighters out of Douma on Thursday, Major-General Yury Yevtushenko, head of Russia’s Centre for Syrian Reconciliation, told local news media. “Today, a landmark event…

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Syria: authorities takeover of Jap Ghouta come total

Syrian government forces are on the verge of recapturing the last remaining rebel stronghold in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta, according to state media reports. A Russian military chief announced on Wednesday that it was only a matter of time until the last rebel “bastion” came under government control, the government affiliated el-Watan newspaper reported on Thursday.…

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Basement faculties attend young americans in Syria’s Jap Ghouta

Alaa al-Khamooneh, a mathematics teacher in Douma, Eastern Ghouta’s largest city, was forced to take his profession underground in the last month to avoid bombs and aerial attacks. Since the Syrian and Russian offensive on the largely agricultural region began on February 18, the 35-year-old has been part of a teaching initiative that aims to…

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Syrian navy prepares to open ‘huge’ operation in Eastern Ghouta

Syrian government forces are preparing to launch a “huge” military operation to capture Douma, the last remaining rebel stronghold in Eastern Ghouta, according to local media. The government-affiliated al-Watan newspaper reported on Wednesday that troops were dispatched around the town, which is largely controlled by the Jaish al-Islam rebel group. The mobilisation was preparation of…

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‘Finest’ evacuation sees more than 6,seven-hundred other folks stride away Ghouta

At least 6,750 people have been evacuated from towns in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta, marking the largest evacuation to date, according to state media. A convoy of 100 buses departed on Tuesday morning from the Irbin corridor towards rebel-held Idlib province in the north, state news agency Sana reported. In previous evacuations about 6,000 people have already…

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Syria forces end to gaining elephantine protect watch over of Jap Ghouta

Syrian government forces are close to taking full control of Eastern Ghouta, the last rebel-held area near the capital, Damascus. Two out of three rebel groups that had been controlling the enclave have already surrendered, with thousands of fighters and their relatives departing for opposition-held areas in the north of the country. The third rebel group,…

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‘Dozens burned to loss of life’ in Syrian regime strikes on East Ghouta

At least 37 people, mostly women and children, have been killed and 80 others injured after regime forces bombed an underground shelter in Eastern Ghouta, according to rescuers and activists on the ground. Sources on the ground and rescuers from the Syrian Civil Defence, a volunteer rescue group also known as the White Helmets, said…

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Opposition fighters evacuated from Japanese Ghouta metropolis

Hundreds of opposition fighters and their families have been evacuated from the town of Harasta in the eastern part of Syria’s Eastern Ghouta, according to Syrian state media.  Sana, the official Syrian news agency, said at least six buses carrying the evacuees are heading to Idlib province in Syria’s north, which is an area under…

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As a White Helmet, I ask for superior passage from Ghouta

For 24 days I hoped that the people of Ghouta would soon be able to take a breath of fresh air without smelling the stench of death that has taken over every street, every corner, every home for over a month. I hoped that in passing the UN Security Council Resolution 2401, which asked for a…