The evacuation of Homs gets underway

The evacuation of Homs gets underway DAMASCUS, SYRIA (1:00 P.M.) – At least 2000 people have left the last insurgent-held district in the central city of Homs as per an agreement held earlier with the Syrian government. The batch – which includes some 150 militants – is the first of many

AMN Al-Masdar News (registration)

The evacuation of Homs gets underway

Eyewitnesses say rebels and their families have begun leaving their last bastion in the Syrian city of Homs. The Russian-backed deal with the government is expected to be among the largest evacuations of its kind. Syrian rebels, civilians begin leaving

SFGate

Syria: Hundreds leave Waer district in Homs

Syrian oppositions walk to get into a bus during an evacuation from the al-Waer neighborhood, in the western outskirts of the central city of Homs, Syria on March 18, 2017. ( Stringer – Anadolu Agency ).

The Peninsula Qatar

Syrian rebels, civilians leave Homs after deal with regime

Up to 15,000 people are expected to leave the city over the next couple of weeks, making this the largest evacuation plan of its kind in Syria since the start of the war. Photo by: AFP. Syrian rebels and their families began leaving the rebel-held al

TRT World

Syria’s war : Forced evacuations begin in Al Waer

Residents and fighters from the last remaining rebel stronghold in the Syrian city of Homs are facing a life or death choice. They are expected to leave their homes in Al Waer neighhbourhood as part of an evacuation deal with the government. People

Aljazeera.com

Syrian rebels, families begin leaving Homs district in deal with gov

BEIRUT – Rebel fighters and their families began leaving their last bastion in the Syrian city of Homs on Saturday, state media and a Reuters witness said, under an evacuation deal with the government that is expected to be the largest of its kind. The

Jerusalem Post Israel News

Rebel Convey Arrives to Opposition Areas in Al-Bab

The first convoy of rebel fighters from al-Waer, Homs, arrived in opposition-controlled areas in north Syria in the early hours of Sunday, March 19, according to opposition reports. The final destination of the rebel convey was reported to be Jarablus

Yahoo News

In Syrian city of Homs, an orderly evacuation of rebels

The state-run Syrian Arab News Agency is reporting that the first batch of “gunmen and their families” are leaving the city’s Al-Waer neighborhood. Al-Waer was the last opposition pocket in the city of Homs, and this signifies the end of another rebel

Gant Daily

Syrian rebels begin evacuation from besieged neighborhood

Syrian opposition fighters and their families have begun leaving the last rebel-held neighborhood in the central city of Homs as part of a Russian-backed evacuation deal signed earlier this week. Reporters saw scores of opposition fighters and their

Ynetnews

Syrian City of Homs Begins Evacuation of Rebels, Civilians

Syrian army soldiers (rear L) and Russian soldiers (rear R) look on as rebel fighters and their families evacuate the besieged Waer district in the central Syrian city of Homs, after an agreement was reached between rebels and Syria’s army, March 18, 2017.

Voice of America

First group of Syrian militants leave their last bastion in Homs — governor

BEIRUT, March 19. /TASS/. Syrian militants began withdrawing from al-Waer, the last militant-held neighborhood in the north of the Syrian city of Homs, the governor of the Homs governorate told the SANA news agency. According to the agency, a total of

TASS

Syria conflict: Rebels begin evacuating Homs enclave of al-Wair

Syrian rebels and their families are leaving their last remaining enclave in Homs, a city once dubbed “the capital of the revolution”. Buses have begun transporting people out of al-Wair district, under a Russian-backed evacuation deal. Al-Wair is home

BBC News