On Friday March 31, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) Higher Command announced in an official statement that units of the SAA had entered the districts of Irbin, Ayn Tarma, Zamalka and Jobar in the western part of the Eastern Ghouta region. “After a series of carefully planned battles and military operations conducted by our armed…

(Caroline HAYEK | OLJ) While mass evacuations continue in Eastern Ghouta, one last pocket is still resisting the Syrian regime. Jaysh al-Islam, the last rebel group on the spot, controlling Duma and its surroundings, refuses to hand over its weapons and leave the area. “We are currently negotiating with the Russians for our maintenance and…