Syrian gas attack: Little-known Eastern Ghouta has become the focal point of ongoing conflict

Syrian gas attack: Little-known Eastern Ghouta has become the focal point of ongoing conflict

Posted April 12, 2018 20:00:56 Video: Drone footage released by the Syrian military shows Eastern Ghouta in ruins. (ABC News) In the past two months, Syria’s Eastern Ghouta has been shelled, bombed, attacked in ground assaults and it has now been allegedly hit by chemical weapons. Key points: Eastern Ghouta …

Syrian rebels accuse Government of launching deadly chemical attack on Eastern Ghouta

Syrian rebels accuse Government of launching deadly chemical attack on Eastern Ghouta

Updated April 08, 2018 11:44:01 Photo: The rebel group say the Syrian Government is behind the chemical attack. (AP: Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets) A Syrian rebel group has accused Government forces of launching a deadly chemical attack on civilians in a rebel-held town in Eastern Ghouta, and a medical …

Eastern Ghouta: Last Syrian rebel group begins leaving Damascus enclave, state media reports

Eastern Ghouta: Last Syrian rebel group begins leaving Damascus enclave, state media reports

Posted April 03, 2018 01:16:41 Photo: State media says the rebels and their families are headed to areas near the Turkish-Syrian border. (Reuters: Bassam Khabieh) The last Syrian rebel group in Eastern Ghouta near Damascus has begun withdrawing under an agreement with the Government, state media says, though a military …

Syrian Government closer to victory in Eastern Ghouta, as some rebels prepare to quit

Syrian Government closer to victory in Eastern Ghouta, as some rebels prepare to quit

Posted March 23, 2018 06:37:47 Photo: Hundreds of rebels are expected to leave Harasta in buses, a military source says. (SANA via AP) The Syrian Government has moved closer to ending rebel resistance in Eastern Ghouta, with civilians streaming out of one of its besieged, bomb-battered towns and rebels preparing …