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UN salutes Damascus allowing Yarmuk Palestinians to return

Damascus - The United Nations on Wednesday welcomed a Syrian regime plan to allow Palestinians back home to the ravaged Damascus suburb of Yarmuk after expelling jihadists.

Syria says planning for Palestinian refugee returns to Yarmouk

Beirut - Syrian authorities have created a plan for the return of Palestinians to the war-ravaged Yarmuk refugee camp in southern Damascus, the deputy foreign minister said Tuesday.

Bulldozers scoop slow way to recovery in Syria's Yarmuk

Midan - Not far from where he used to live, Palestinian engineer Mahmud Khaled watched as bulldozers rumbled back and forth scooping up smashed concrete from the devastated streets of Syria's Yarmuk.

In Syria's Yarmuk, artists paint amid the ruins

Midan - Not far from his destroyed home in Syria's Yarmuk camp for Palestinian refugees, 21-year-old Abdallah al-Harith dabs bright red paint onto a canvas standing amid the grey ruins.

Syria police deploy in south Damascus after IS defeat

Damascus - Syrian police deployed across devastated districts in southern Damascus on Tuesday, according to state media, a day after the government captured the area from the Islamic State group.

Pulverised Yarmuk testimony to bitter 'battle of Damascus'

Midan - The road leading into southern districts of Damascus was lined by endless mounds of smashed concrete and rubble, monuments to the cost of the Syrian army's battle for the capital.

Yarmuk, an epicentre of Syria's bloody conflict

Beirut - Poverty and exile, siege and starvation, jihadist rule and government shelling -- few places have seen more suffering in Syria's seven year, atrocity-filled war than the Palestinian camp of Yarmuk.

Dozens of jihadists arrive in north Syria under evacuation deal

Kafer Halab - Dozens of jihadists arrived in northern Syria on Tuesday under a deal with the regime for them to leave their enclave in southern Damascus, an AFP correspondent said.

Yarmuk, an epicentre of Syria's bloody conflict

Beirut - Poverty and exile, siege and starvation, jihadist rule and government shelling -- few places have seen more suffering in Syria's seven year, atrocity-filled war than the Palestinian camp of Yarmuk.

A fifth of Syria's Palestinians have fled the country: UNWRA

Damascus - More than 20 percent of Syria's Palestinian refugees have fled the country and its five-year war, the head of the UN Palestinian refugee agency said on Thursday."Before the war, there were 560,000 Palestine refugees.

Jihadists 'to quit south Damascus districts': Sources

Damascus - Some 4,000 people, half of them jihadist fighters, will leave three besieged southern districts of Syria's capital at the weekend as part of a landmark ceasefire, sources told AFP Friday.

Typhoid hits Palestinians from Syria's Yarmuk camp: UN

Damascus - Typhoid has broken out among Palestinian refugees from the besieged Yarmuk camp in the Syrian capital Damascus, a UN agency said Wednesday.

Palestinians back joint Yarmuk operation with Syria army

Damascus - A group of 14 Palestinian factions said Thursday they backed a joint military operation with the Syrian government to expel Islamic State group jihadists from the Yarmuk camp in southern Damascus.

2,000 evacuated from Syria's Yarmuk camp after IS advance: Palestinians

Damascus - Around 2,000 people have been evacuated from the Yarmuk Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus after the Islamic State group seized large parts of it, a Palestinian official told AFP Sunday.
 

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