By March 19, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA), the National Defense Forces, the Tiger Forces, the Republican Guard and other pro-government factions had liberated about 80% of the Damascus subrub of Eastern Ghouta. Government forces have recently liberated the areas of Saqba and Kafr Batna from Faylaq al-Rahman and Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra,…

The defense of militant groups is collapsing in Eastern Ghouta under pressure from the Syrian Arab Army , the National Defense Forces, the Tiger Forces, the Republican Guard and other pro-government factions. Faylaq al-Rahman and Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra) have lost the important village of Saqba and at least half of Kfar Batna….

Syrian Army Advances Reportedly Liberates Two More Towns, Evacuates Thousands Of Civilians In Eastern Ghouta On March 17, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and the Tiger Forces backed up by the Russian Aerospace Forces captured most of Kafr Batna and Saqba towns in the western part of the Damascus subrub of Eastern Ghouta, according to…

The regime controls the key city of Hamouriyah in Eastern Ghouta Loyalist troops took Thursday 15 March 2018 the key town of Hamuriyah in the south of the rebel enclave in Eastern Ghouta, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). “The Syrian regime now controls the entire city after Faylaq al-Rahman’s fighters (an Islamist…

The Syrian regime is negotiating the fate of each of the three parts of the Eastern Ghouta rebel sector, an enclave it is seeking to take back as part of a deadly offensive launched three weeks ago, an NGO reported on Monday 12 March 2018. Negotiations are conducted separately with representatives of each of the…

Physicians in the eastern Ghouta (eastern Damascus) said that the bombing did not leave enough time for them to count the bodies in one of the deadliest bombing campaigns of Syria’s seven-year-long civil war. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) and witnesses said that the fighter jets bombed Saturday 24 February the pocket controlled…