Eastern Ghouta

Child suffocates in Syria 'chlorine attack': Medic

The Observatory reported 21 cases of suffocation in Eastern Ghouta on 22 January. Residents and medical sources said they suspected a chlorine attack.

published on : 26th February 2018

Heavy clashes on edges of Syria's Ghouta: Monitor

Syrian regime forces were engaged in heavy fighting with rebels in southern areas of opposition-held Eastern Ghouta on Sunday, a day after a UN call for a ceasefire

published on : 25th February 2018

Rebel groups in Syria enclave welcome ceasefire call

The two main groups controlling Syria's rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta have welcomed a UN Security Council demand for a ceasefire, but vowed to fight back in case of renewed attacks.

published on : 25th February 2018

Regime strikes in Syria enclave despite ceasefire call: Monitor

Regime air strikes and artillery have been pounding the enclave near Damascus since February 18, with at least 519 dead since the bombing campaign was launched.

published on : 25th February 2018

Strikes on Syria's Ghouta kill 500 civilians in seven days after UN delays truce vote

More than 120 children have been among the dead in the bombing campaign that the regime launched last Sunday on the enclave just outside Damascus.

published on : 24th February 2018

New strikes hit Syria enclave after UN delays truce vote

UN Security Council postponed the vote, for a month-long ceasefire, until 1700 GMT on Saturday as Western powers bickered with Russia over the wording.

published on : 24th February 2018

Targeting of civilians in Syria's Eastern Ghouta 'must stop': UN

Heavy Syrian bombardment of the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta is targeting civilians and must stop immediately, the United Nations warned today.

published on : 20th February 2018