Syria: Rebel groups sign fragile ceasefire for Eastern Ghouta

Rebel groups in Syria have signed a ceasefire covering Eastern Ghouta on the outskirts of the capital Damascus.

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    Rebel groups in Syria have signed a ceasefire covering Eastern Ghouta on the outskirts of the capital, Damascus.

    The deal is fragile, and the rebels are worried it will be exploited by the government to start a major push to recapture the strategic area.

    Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra reports from Hatay on Turkey's border with Syria.


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