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Syrians split over ‘de-escalation zones’

About 2.5 million Syrians are living in ‘de-escalation zones’ set up during the Astana peace talks last May. In Idlib, residents say they can see signs of life improving. But outside Damascus, fighting has continued.

About 2.5 million Syrians are living in “de-escalation zones” set up during the Astana peace talks last May.

In Idlib, residents say they can see signs of life improving. But outside Damascus, fighting has continued.

Al Jazeera’s Natasha Ghoneim reports from Gaziantep, Turkey, near the Syrian border.