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Syria rebels leave small pocket south of Damascus
Beirut, March 13, 2018 (AFP) - Syria's army evacuated several hundred Islamist fighters from a small pocket they had held for years south of Damascus Tuesday and bussed them to the north of the country, a monitor said.
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent confirmed the evacuation from the district of Qadam. AFP's correspondent in the northwestern province of Idlib, the last to largely escape government control, saw some of the estimated 300 fighters arri ...