In Syria, population transfers stalled over violence resume
BEIRUT – A Syrian state TV says the troubled population transfers involving thousands of Syrians have resumed after stalling for days following a massive explosion that killed dozens.
The deal between the government and rebels envisions the transfer of 30,000 people over 60 days.
Al-Ikhbariya TV broadcast the arrival Friday of buses carrying hundreds of residents of pro-government villages Foua and Kfarya, besieged by rebels, to temporary shelters in government-controlled Aleppo suburb.
Amer Burhan, an evacuee from the pro-opposition town Zabadani, says their buses began moving toward... read more
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