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Preface: The Siege of eastern Ghouta cities and towns four years ago still claims more lives, especially among the chronically ill persons such as kidney failure, also known as renal insufficiency, and cancer, who suffered doubly from the repercussions of the blockade siege and the denial of access to medical supplies. In mid-2015, a number of armed opposition factions managed to dig tunnels that reach between Eastern Ghouta and areas of the capital, Damascus, so some of the chronically ill persons could get out of Eastern Ghouta and receive treatment in Damascus hospitals, and in parallel,...
The journalist, Khaled al-Shami, known as "al-Omari", descended from Hamoryah city located in Eastern Ghouta in Damascus countryside, began working in the field of media following his return from Turkey in 2012. He started working for “al-Marifa Organization for Development and Education”, and then he worked as a photographer for "Youth for Syria" Organization and became in 2014 the director of the media office of “Zeyd bin Sabet Derneģi” (civil foundation). On 28 April 2017, military confrontations between the two largest factions in Eastern Ghouta came back to the surface, specifically between...
Background: On Friday, April 28, 2017, many towns and cities in Eastern Ghouta witnessed a tension that turned to new clashes and military confrontation among several Syrian armed factions. In detail, the “Army of Islam” Jaish al-Islam-  started an offensive on elements and headquarters of “Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS)” stationed in towns and cities of Erbin, Madyara, Hazzeh, Aftris and al-Ash’ari, in an attempt to eradicate “Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS)”, a statement attributed to the Army of Islam said. Yaser Dlwan, the Head of the Internal Political Office in the “Army of...