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Thu Jul 12, 2018, 02:44 PM

Deraa, birthplace of Syria uprising, retaken by government forces

Source: BBC

Syrian government forces are retaking control of the rebel-held part of Deraa, the birthplace of the revolt against President Bashar al-Assad.

Troops, accompanied by Russian military police, entered the area and raised the national flag, state media reported.

Rebels there have reportedly agreed to surrender in return for an amnesty or safe passage to the rebel-held north.

The army has recaptured large swathes of Deraa's surrounding province since launching a major offensive on 19 June.

Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/amp/world-middle-east-44806045



The Southern offensive continues with more victories the Syrian government.

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eissa Jul 12 #1

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Thu Jul 12, 2018, 05:18 PM

1. My in-laws there are already excited

about the prospect of rebuilding. Some refugees (like themselves) have begun to trickle back home. There at least seems to be some light at the end of this long, bloody tunnel.

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