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Assad’s forces arrests more young men in rural Damascus for forcible conscription

Nov 22, 2020

The Assad regime's security forces arrested nine young men from the western countryside of Damascus, while they were trying to flee towards Lebanese territory to escape compulsory service with the regime army.

According to SY24’s correspondent in Damascus, “The arrests took place last Thursday and Friday, when the regime’s operatives stationed at a checkpoint in the Rankous area in the Damascus countryside arrested six young men on Thursday and three on Friday, with their names being shown [on a searchlist] as all having failed to perform their mandatory service.”

Knife Attack on Assad regime checkpoint in Damascus countryside: report

Jun 23, 2020

An Assad regime military checkpoint in the eastern Ghouta in Damascus countryside was reportedly attacked on Sunday evening by unknown persons with weapons including knives and axes.

"The barrier that was attacked was located in the vicinity of the city of Arbin in Eastern Ghouta; as a result, four people were wounded, and one of them was said to be in critical condition," revealed Call Syria, citing local sources.

Protests Over Deteriorating Living Conditions in Damascus Region

Jun 20, 2020

"A number of young men have protested in Eastern Ghouta in the past two days over the deteriorating living conditions, especially with the collapse of the Syrian pound and the failure of the Assad regime to take any action," according to local sources in Damascus countryside.

Regime air force drops eight barrel bombs on Moadamiyeh in under 10 minutes

May 04, 2015

Moadamiyeh‬, ‪Damascus‬ province, 04-05-2015: Regime helicopter gunships have dropped eight TNT filled barrel bombs on western parts of Moadamiyeh in a period of less than ten minutes, resulting in a number of casualties.

This latest attack on the town, now under regime bombardment and crippling siege for over two years, coincides with the outbreak of heavy fighting between FSA forces and regime troops at the regime checkpoints.

Report and video footage from: Dani al-Qappani in Moadamiyeh, Moadamiyeh Council