A Syrian woman holds her national flag decorated with a picture of President Bashar al-Assad in a town north of Damascus. Photo: AFP
A Syrian woman holds her national flag decorated with a picture of President Bashar al-Assad in a town north of Damascus. Photo: AFP

new | Syrian rebel town accepts ‘humiliating’ truce in exchange for food

Residents of Moadamiyeh near Damascus hang government flags, and face pressure to force out rebels, who will also be stripped of their heavy weapons

A Syrian woman holds her national flag decorated with a picture of President Bashar al-Assad in a town north of Damascus. Photo: AFP
A Syrian woman holds her national flag decorated with a picture of President Bashar al-Assad in a town north of Damascus. Photo: AFP
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