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A handout picture released by the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) on March 20, 2018 shows Syrians receiving treatment at a hospital in Damascus after a rocket hit a busy shopping area in the Jaramana area, in one of the deadliest rebel attacks on the Syrian capital.
The rebel attack -- one of the most lethal on the capital in Syria's seven-year war -- came as heavy bombardment killed 38 civilians in the shrinking enclave of Eastern Ghouta east of Damascus. AFP PHOTO / SANA"/ MANILA BULLETIN

Rebel rocket fire kills 35 in Damascus suburb

By Agence France-Presse A rocket killed 35 people in a Damascus shopping district Tuesday, in one of the deadliest rebel attacks on the Syrian capital,…

(AFP / Nazeer al-Khatib/ MANILA BULLETIN)

Turkey ramps up assault on Kurdish enclave in Syria

By Agence France-Presse Turkey turned up the heat on Syria's Afrin Wednesday, launching deadly strikes on Damascus loyalists deployed around the Kurdish enclave and closing…


Turkish forces ‘surround’ Syrian Kurdish city

By Agence France-Presse Turkey said Tuesday its army and allied rebels had surrounded the Kurdish city of Afrin in northern Syria, raising the prospect of…

A man pushes a cart past destroyed buildings in the rebel-held town of Douma in the Eastern Ghouta enclave on March 8, 2018. (AFP photo)

Syrian forces advance against Ghouta rebels

By Agence France-Presse Syrian regime forces advanced against rebels in Eastern Ghouta and pounded two towns with air strikes on Monday, as they moved closer…