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7 Oct 2017
Syrian forces bombard areas close to Damascus.
23 Jul 2017
Syrian warplanes strike near Damascus despite ceasefire - Syrian Observatory.
23 Jul 2017
Air strikes hit Damascus suburb of Ain Tarma - monitor.
4 Jul 2017
Air strikes appear to target Damascus suburbs - social media websites.
21 May 2017
Syrian rebels from Damascus arrive in Idlib
16 May 2017
According to state media, more than 2,000 rebels and their family members have been evacuated from the district of Qaboun on the edge of Damascus.
14 May 2017
The Syrian army say they are on the verge of retaking the rebel-geld area of Qaboun on the outskirts of Damascus after a two month battle.
13 Apr 2017
The United States wants to improve ties with Russia from their current "all-time low" over Syria, President Donald Trump says, as Moscow digs in to defend its ally in Damascus.
6 Apr 2017
Britain and France on Wednesday renewed their call for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to go, after a suspected chemical weapons attack by Damascus killed scores of people in a rebel-held area.
13 Jan 2017
A powerful blast caused by a suicide bomber hit a heavily policed district of Damascus, killing at least seven people.
6 Jan 2017
The UN is warning that the sabotage of water supplies near the Syrian capital amounts to a war crime. The main water source for Damascus has been cut off as fighting rages on in Wadi Barada.
30 Dec 2016
At least 40 people, including several children, are killed in air strikes targeting rebel-held territory in the suburbs of the Syrian capital, Damascus, including a strike that hit a school.

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