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State Media: Syrian Rebels Begin to Leave Last Bastion in Eastern Ghouta

The first fighters from the last rebel bastion in eastern Ghouta left on Sunday for insurgent-held territory in the country's northwest, state media said, raising hopes of an end to conflict in the enclave. The withdrawal, the first of its kind from besieged Douma, involves fighters of Failaq al-Rahman, which evacuated most of the towns under its control inside the enclave on Saturday. The dominant rebel group in Douma is Jaish al-Islam, which is still negotiating a deal with...

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