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Deal agreed to evacuate Syria’s Yarmuk refugee camp

A picture taken on April 29, 2018, during a government guided tour in Damascus' southern al-Qadam neighbourhood, shows Syrian army soldiers gathering near Yarmuk. — AFP pic

YARMUK REFUGEE CAMP, May 01— A deal has been reached for the evacuation of the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmuk where Islamic State group fighters have been holed up in southern Damascus, state media reported yesterday.

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The transfer of “terrorist groups” to rebel-held areas of northwestern Syria would begin on Monday, said the official SANA news agency, which did not name IS jihadists.

It came hours after the Syrian government and rebels agreed to evacuate opposition fighters from the areas of Yalda, Babila and Beit Sahem, also in southern Damascus, according to SANA.

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