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Syrian Media: 2 Pro-Government Villages Evacuated

More than 7,000 people from two Syrian pro-government villages in the country’s northwest that were besieged by the rebels for three years have been evacuated, Syria’s state-run media reported Thursday. The emptying-out of villages of Foua and Kfarya under a deal negotiated between government forces and the rebels over the past few months marks one of the largest population transfers in Syria’s civil war.  Negotiating chip   In exchange, the Syrian government is expected to...

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