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DAMASCUS, SYRIA (4:35 P.M.) – 51 trucks of humanitarian aid reached Douma overnight, a major city on the eastern outskirts of Damascus which has been under Jaish Al-Islam control since 2012.

The Red Crescent convoy, sponsored by the United Nations, brought with it tons of food and medicine to the people of rebel-held East Ghouta, a rural region ringed by the Syrian Arab Army (SAA).

With skirmishes temporarily halter following an agreement between Jaish Al-Islam and the SAA, the humanitarian convoy traveled along the Harasta Highway and reached Douma without any trouble.

Pictures of the aid convoy:

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Henri Cochet
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Henri Cochet
2017-05-03 17:28

b-but i thought #assad was starving his own people !

Daeshbags Sux
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Daeshbags Sux
2017-05-03 20:48
Reply to  Henri Cochet

Don’t believe everything you see and hear on TV 😉

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Henri Cochet
2017-05-03 22:29
Reply to  Daeshbags Sux

ahem … i dont have a TV … it was sarcasm

Chauhan Chauhan
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Chauhan Chauhan
2017-05-03 20:24

saudi terriost kidnapped women and children to get this Aid from Syrian goverment such a cowards want to be in opposition talks in asthana . no more talking with this terriost . kill them all who work for other country instead for syrian people

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Datuk Bandar
2017-05-04 02:34

Rate Article :       In return for the liberation of the Alawite prisoners, that’s o.k. on one hand. On the other, I fear the UN and IRC are only feeding Al Qaeda and not the starving civilians as there is no guarantee for distribution and no monitoring. By the example of Eastern Aleppo the White Qaeda Helmets and their deranged comrades under varoius delusional denominations are only stockpiling the supplies for themselves as they give a s**t about the fate of non-combattant civilians. So, we can only hope that they will also fight each other about access to the stockpiles… Read more »

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ziad
2017-05-04 01:26

after what these pigs have done killing women and children in the exchange between foua ,kafraya and those in zabadani ??? the syrian gov is too kind