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Fighting Continues for Control of Rebel-held Enclave of Eastern Ghouta

Syria's state media and human rights activists said government troops and allied militias have captured a number of villages and towns in rebel-held eastern Ghouta near the capital, Damascus, in the largest advance since a wide-scale offensive began last month.   Syria's Central Military Media said that government forces captured at least six villages and towns along the eastern periphery of the enclave. Rebel groups launched a counteroffensive Sunday, sending fighters...

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