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Jubilant scenes on the streets of Da'el and Syria's southwestern Daraa province as rebels accept a deal to return this town to government control. Syrian State TV broadcasting these images from the area. People clutching pictures of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, chanting slogans in support of the Syrian Army, and waving national flags, all as the army enters.
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Southwestern Syria is one of two remaining rebel strong holds and is where Russia, the Syrian government's strongest supporter, is playing a role in negotiating surrender deals with rebels. Insurgents say the Syrian army has been making rapid advances in the southwest in recent weeks.
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r strikes have been pounding towns that have been holding out, and it seems to be working.
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Several towns further east of Diav have also accepted government rule, according to a war monitor. But the UN is warning of a humanitarian catastrophe. It says that 160,000 people have been uprooted in the latest offensive, and those fleeing risk being trapped between warring sides.