An agreement has been struck today between the Syrian government and armed opposition factions whereby 250 people will leave two pro-government towns in northwestern Syria besieged by Islamist rebels, in exchange of the same number to be evacuated

from a rebel-held town near the Lebanese border.

The predominantly-Shia villages of Foua and Kafraya have been blockaded by Turkish-backed Islamists for more than a year.

On the other hand, the Syrian Army and Lebanon’s Hezbollah imposed a tight siege on the rebel-held towns of Zabadani and
Madaya near the Lebanese borders.

A similar agreement has been reached in last September regarding the four towns but was not fully implemented.

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simulacra deorum
2016-04-20 15:47

@Syria_Protector those chairs will come in handy when collaborators are despatched