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Syrian army bombards Yarmouk camp, war monitor says

The Syrian army bombarded militants in the last area outside government control near Damascus overnight, as President Bashar al-Assad accelerated his push to retake remaining enclaves. US, British and French air strikes on Saturday to punish Assad for suspected use of chemical weapons have done nothing to slow the advance[…]

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Syria forces launch assault on rebel-held Douma

Pro-government forces in Syria have launched a ground offensive under the cover of air raids on Douma, the last rebel-held town in Eastern Ghouta. The push on Friday signalled the collapse of a 10-day ceasefire over a potential deal to evacuate opposition fighters from the besieged enclave on the outskirts[…]

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