Eastern Ghouta

Egyptian diplomatic efforts release stranded nationals in Syria's Eastern Ghouta

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 06:06 GMT

Two Egyptian families have managed to leave Eastern Ghouta in Syria, thanks to contacts conducted by the Egyptian embassy in the war-torn country

Azhar denounces targeting innocent civilians in Eastern Ghouta

Sun, 08 Apr 2018 - 06:30 GMT

Al-Azhar on Sunday condemned the attack that targeted Douma in Syria's Eastern Ghouta on Saturday

Death in Douma: Timeline of chemical attacks in Syria

Sun, 08 Apr 2018 - 04:49 GMT

Footage of the attack shared on social media shows piles of lifeless bodies in rooms, corridors and stairwells, with foam visible from their noses and mouths.

Egypt, Jordan stress ‘Jerusalem is untouchable’

Sun, 01 Apr 2018 - 03:22 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed Sunday with his Jordanian counterpart the recent developments in the Palestinian territory and Syria.

Operation in Syria's Ghouta "nearly over", Russia says

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 - 06:35 GMT

The massive Russian-backed Syrian military offensive in suburbs east of Damascus is almost over

As Syrian rebels quit Ghouta, Douma stands alone

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 - 01:02 GMT

The Syrian army paused its bombardment of Douma, the last rebel bastion near Damascus, after midnight

98,000 people left Ghouta since declaration of humanitarian pauses

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 - 11:53 GMT

Nearly 98,000 people have left Eastern Ghouta through humanitarian corridors since the declaration of humanitarian pauses

Another aid convoy enters Ghouta amid shelling, violence

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 - 06:00 GMT

After a long time of struggling, another aid convoy consisting of 13 food trucks finally found its way into the besieged city of Eastern Ghouta on Friday.

ICRC Syria: aid convoy crossed frontline in Ghouta enclave

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 - 08:35 GMT

An aid convoy crossed the frontline into Syria's eastern Ghouta enclave on Friday and was headed to the town of Douma

Egypt’s UNHCR ambassador condemns escalating Gouta violence

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 - 05:51 GMT

Egypt’s ambassador to the UNHRC, Alaa Youssef, shared most of the international delegations’ worries regarding the escalation of violence in Syria.

Iran defiant against int'l community: U.S Chargé d'Affaires

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 - 03:04 GMT

Iranian regime does not respect the resolutions of the international community, U.S. Embassy's Chargé d'Affaires in Alexandria Thomas Goldberger said on Sunday.

UNSC votes on ceasefire resolution amid escalations in Ghouta

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 06:26 GMT

UNSC expected to vote on a new ceasefire resolution issued by Kuwait and Sweden to control the escalating violence in eastern Ghouta

170 killed in 3 days - When will Ghouta's suffering end?

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 - 12:23 GMT

Violence has shown no sign of relenting; everywhere with a high population density, including schools and hospitals, has been targeted by Syrian-allied forces

New terrorist rocket attack kills 3 in Damascus

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 01:14 GMT

Three Syrian civilians were killed on Friday as a rocket shell fired by armed groups positioned in Ghouta hit Souq al Hal grocery market in Damascus.

Syrian media outlets accuses Qatar of threatening ceasefires

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 - 03:44 GMT

Violent clashes broke out, Monday morning between Rahman Corps, and al-Assad’s forces near Ain Terma, Eastern Ghouta according to Syrian media outlets.

Egypt’s role in Syrian ceasefires is essential: Jarba

Sat, 05 Aug 2017 - 07:26 GMT

After agreeing on ceasefires in eastern Ghouta and Homs between the Syrian regime and opposition following Egyptian mediation during the past couple weeks.

Rockets, gunfire test new Russia-backed truce near Syria's Homs

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 - 11:09 GMT

Warring sides exchanged rocket and gunfire north of the Syrian city of Homs overnight, hours after a Russia-backed truce took effect, a war monitor said on Friday.

Egypt, Russia reach 'de-escalation' deal in northern Homs

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 - 08:39 GMT

Egypt, in cooperation with Russia, managed to reach an agreement to create a "de-escalation" zone in the northern Homs countryside.