Can Syrian rebels build on their Damascus attack? | Syria

AL JAZEERA | on Mon, Mar 20, 4:41 PM

For most of the last six years of the war in Syria, the capital has been shielded from the destruction and desperation in much of the country. However, rebels launched a surprise attack on government forces, making significant gains in the eastern part of the city. The advance on Sunday was launched from the Jobar neighbourhood, linking it to Qaboun and other areas in the north that have been under government siege. Syrian forces responded with air strikes, shelling, and sniper fire and the f...

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