Battle for Deraa: Hundreds of Syrians stranded near Jordanian border

published 4 days ago by France 24

The Syrian city of Deraa is where the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad began some seven years ago. But the current battle over this hotspot between rebels and pro-regime forces marks a new chapter in the ongoing conflict, raising questions over the fate of the Syria-Jordan border. We take a closer look.

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