Disarm or Withdraw: Russia and Syria Issue Ultimatum to Rebels Near Damascus

Has the US president lost the plot in Syria?

Has the US president lost the plot in Syria?

A military source told Reuters on Monday that some elements of Jaish al-Islam were still rejecting a deal and that military force would be used if they refused to accept one.

"They will all have to agree to the settlement in the end", the source said.

"02 de abril de 2018, 00:20Damascus, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) An estimated 1,000 militants of the Failaq al-Rahman radical movement, along with their families, reportedly left the Syrian town of Douma, the only site that was still under terrorists" control in Eastern Ghouta.

Last week, two rebel groups reached an evacuation deal with the Russian army, which resulted in about 19,000 people leaving for the northern province of Idlib.

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The opposition has been negotiating with Russian Federation, a key ally of Assad, for days on an agreement to evacuate Douma.

Russia's military also said Sunday that a preliminary agreement has been reached on the evacuation of Army of Islam fighters. Maj. Since 2016, the area had been controlled by the Jabhat al-Nusra (outlawed in Russia) and Jaysh al-Islam terror organizations, as well as the Ahrar al-Sham, Faylaq al-Ra·man and Fajr al-Umma groups linked to them.

"We will stay in this town and will not leave". -Gen. Yuri Yevtushenko, chief of the Russian center for reconciliation of the Syrian warring parties, said the fighters are to hand over maps of mined areas and underground tunnels while leaving Douma, as well as clear major transport routes of barricades.

Rami Abdurrahman, the Observatory's director, said some factions within the Army of Islam oppose evacuating and effectively surrendering Douma to the government of President Bashar Assad.

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Backed by Russia, Assad's forces have scored a series of victories over opposition forces in recent years, often through campaigns of siege, aerial bombardment and ground offensives that have drawn widespread global condemnation.

"Baby Karim didn't get any medical treatment in eastern Ghouta".

Rebels in Qalamoun are trying to avoid fighting in populated areas, operating instead in mountainous landscape to the west and the desert to the east. Such deals saw rebels sent to Idlib Province, and rebels let Shi'ite civilians out of villages in Idlib.

The defence ministry said earlier on Wednesday that more than 3,000 rebels and their family members have evacuated Douma since Sunday.

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