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Rebels, civilians to evacuate long-besieged Damascus suburb

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Buses, ambulances and trucks have lined up at the entrance of a blockaded Damascus suburb to evacuate rebels and civilians under a deal struck between the Syrian rebels and the government.

The Latest: Rebels Fighting for Damascus Suburbs Kill 20

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A Russian mediated cease-fire announced last month has failed to quell the fighting between the government and rebels on the northeastern edges of Damascus. The Failaq al-Rahman opposition faction says it is not party to the agreement, and the government says it is fighting terrorists.

Syrian Jets Bomb Rebel-Held Eastern Damascus Suburbs, Dozens Killed

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AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian jets on Monday bombed residential areas in the eastern countryside of Damascus killing and injuring dozens in some of the heaviest bombing raids on the main rebel enclave near the capital in months, residents and activists said.