- Ambulances and buses are Monday began the evacuation of rebel fighters from the Syrian city of Al-Zabadani. Through an agreement between the warring parties get the fighters, including some wounded, a free passage to the Beirut airport with destination Turkey, said rebel sources in the city.
The rebel fighters have holed up for months in Al-Zabadani, a town near the Lebanese border. The agreement, which has the support of the United Nations, they can now leave the besieged city. At the same time about three hundred families in two besieged Shiite towns in the northwestern province of Idlib in a convoy traveling to the Turkish border, from where they continue to fly to Beirut.