Middle East

Syrian forces target Eastern Ghouta despite safe zone statement

Syrian government forces conducts air strikes less than 24 hours after announcement of safe zone near the capital Damascus.

Syrian government forces have conducted air strikes on Eastern Ghouta less than 24 hours after it was announced that a safe zone would be created in the Syrian region near the capital, Damascus.

Now for residents and rebel fighters, the possibility of a ceasefire seems remote.

Al Jazeera's Mohammed Jamjoom reports from Gaziantep on Turkey's border with Syria.

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