Syrian rebels lose string of southwest towns

People celebrate the Syrian army's arrival in the town of Dael in northwestern Deraa province, Syria in this handout released on June 30, 2018. SANA/Handout via REUTERS

AMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) – A string of Syrian rebel-held towns and villages accepted government rule on Saturday as insurgent lines collapsed in parts of the southwest under an intense bombardment that the United Nations says has forced 160,000 people to flee. The southwest was an early hotbed of the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad and defeat […]

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