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Russian Military Says Syrian Rebels Can Leave Ghouta

Russia's Defense Ministry said Tuesday that Syrian rebels, in addition to civilians, are free to use evacuation corridors to leave the besieged eastern Ghouta area. A ministry statement said the fighters could take their guns and their families, but did not specify where they would go. Continuing violence has undercut a U.N.-demanded nationwide cease-fire in Syria, as well as Russia's self-declared daily "humanitarian pause" meant to allow civilians to leave eastern...

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