Eastern Ghouta's 400,000 inhabitants have lived under government siege since 2013 and the enclave - more than half of which has over the past three weeks been retaken by regime forces - is home to a myriad of armed groups.
"The choice of the people in Ghouta is either to get out - and they don't know what's happening when they get out of Ghouta - or to stay and be under the bombs", he stated.
In January, activists claimed the Syrian forces used chlorine in an attack on the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, causing 21 people to suffer from breathing difficulties.
Apart from Islamist groups such as Jaish al-Islam, militants from Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), who are mostly linked to al-Qaeda, are also deployed there.
The most densely populated areas in eastern Ghouta are still under rebel control, including the towns of Douma, Harasta, Kfar Batna, Saqba and Hammouriyeh.
At least 976 civilians, including 208 children, have been killed in Eastern Ghouta since February 18, when al-Assad's forces started a major offensive against rebel-held areas there, according to the Observatory. It is hard for aid convoys to reach eastern Ghouta and the global community is failing to intervene.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also said on Saturday that warplanes, helicopters and artillery were used in bombardment of the area overnight.
An AFP correspondent inside Douma said shelling and air strikes were rocking the town on Saturday.
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It was the second convoy in one week, after deliveries on Monday were interrupted by heavy bombardment.
These involve rebels surrendering territory in exchange for safe passage to opposition areas in northwest Syria, along with their families and other civilians who do not want to come back under Assad's rule.
Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman said talks were underway between government representatives and local figures to organise the evacuation of civilians or fighters from parts of the enclave. "None of the civilians has been able to leave the enclave over the last 24 hours", Yevtushenko said.
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In January, Turkey began an offensive to oust the Kurdish YPG militia from the Afrin region in northern Syria, near the Turkish border.
However, for the first time since former Liverpool manager Rodgers arrived in Glasgow, Celtic are looking over their shoulder. Just three months after that 2012 win, 54-time Scottish champions Rangers were liquidated following financial mismanagement.
The Celtics bench stayed hot, dropping 42 points, with Morris leading the way with 17 points (7-15 FG) and five rebounds. As of now, the Raptors will have a chance to play against the Boston Celtics three more times before the playoffs begin.
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This fixture has seen 16 red cards in the Premier League - only the Merseyside derby has produced more in the competition (21). However, that was one of few moments that got the home fans off their feet as Liverpool settled on their substantial lead.
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The Supreme Court of India on Thursday set aside the Kerala High Court's order which annulled Hadiya and Shafin Jahan's marriage. In November 2017, the top court directed Hadiya to resume her internship, and that she was free to meet whomever she wanted.
Russian frigate Admiral Grigorovich firing Kalibr cruise missiles against tagets in Syria, off the Syrian coast, 15 November 2016. It's the first time the commission has pinned responsibility for civilian deaths in Syria on Russian Federation .
Trump took office, and the relationship between their countries is suffering its roughest patch in decades. It was the second time Pena Nieto had called off a Washington visit because of disagreements with Trump.
One of the new games revealed is a remake of the GameCube classic Luigi's Mansion , which will be available for the 3DS. This remake has an updated look and new features, like a map that displays on the bottom screen and a boss rush mode.
Richard Wallace at UT Health North Campus Tyler said there's still a possibility of getting the flu. If the season lasts 20 weeks, as most seasons do, it should end in about five weeks, he said.
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If the alarm chirps, a warning that the battery is low, replace the entire smoke alarm right away. FASNY says that any alarms or detectors that are more than 10 years old should be replaced.
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Flying through Saudi airspace will cut the Delhi-Tel Aviv journey time by about two hours, an Air India spokesman said. The new Israel-India route was announced by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Israel in July.
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Coats assured lawmakers that Kushner's current access to secret information does not threaten USA national security. Cyber Command, told lawmakers last week Russian Federation had not "paid a price" for its meddling efforts.