Militants and their families are leaving the town of Harasta in eastern Ghouta in an evacuation deal that will see the town handed over to the Syrian regime.
UN human rights chief says the Syrian regime's five-year siege of the Damascus suburbs of eastern Ghouta included the use of chemical weapons and starvation. UNHCR says almost 50,000 have fled the enclave in recent days.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says civilians were killed in Douma, the largest town of the opposition-held enclave near Damascus.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said regime and Russian air strikes killed 64 people in eastern Ghouta's Kafr Batna district and another 12 in the Saqba district. The Syrian Civil Defense group reported 61 fatalities in Kafr Batna.
At least 12,500 people have left the opposition-held enclave near Damascus as the regime army and its allies continue to launch air strikes and shell the area.
Portugal and Real Madrid footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has shared an inspirational message on Twitter in support of Syrian children.
An oppositon group announced that it had reached a medical evacuation deal with the Syrian regime's key ally, Russia, after indirect talks.
US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says Washington is prepared to act if the Security Council fails to prevent the Syrian regime's chemical attacks, which are killing and wounding civilians.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says eastern Ghouta is now divided into three parts as regime forces continue their assault on the rebel-held enclave.
An aid convoy crossed into the embattled rebel-held suburbs of Damascus Friday, delivering desperately needed aid despite heavy fighting that broke out "extremely close" to the convoy and renewed air strikes by the Syrian regime.
Bashar al Assad's forces capture half of eastern Ghouta, battering shrinking rebel-held areas with air strikes that have killed 905 people so far. But rebels deny the territory had been cut in half.
A World Health Organization official says 70 percent of the supplies loaded on its trucks were removed by Bashar al Assad's regime forces during inspection.
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