Fighters and Residents Leave Besieged Damascus Suburb Daraya

DAMASCUS, Aug 28 – Fighters in the Damascus suburb of Daraya began to leave with their families and other residents under an evacuation deal on Friday, effectively surrendering the town to the government after a grueling four-year siege. A Reuters witness saw six buses leaving the town. Footage on state television showed buses driving past

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Gaza’s Pesky Pesticides

Produce in strip isn’t what it used to be—but residents have no choice but to buy what is available to them BY Sami Abu Salem In Jabalia market, north of Gaza City, Mohammed Okasha, 42, moves between the stalls of vegetables wearily inspecting piles of tomatoes, cucumber, potatoes and other vegetables. Okasha suspects that the products

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