President Donald Trump and other leaders requested that the rescue workers be evacuated.
Two different offensives in recent days have prompted an exodus of thousands of civilians.
The onslaught has been one of the fiercest of the civil war, now entering its eighth year.
The U.N. Security Council approved a resolution demanding a 30-day truce to allow aid deliveries and medical evacuations.
More than 300 have been killed since Sunday.
Almost 200 have died since Sunday.
Only four people have been transported to Damascus hospitals so far. Others have died waiting.
At least 350,000 trapped Syrians lack access to food and medicine.
Despite my being born in Damascus, I am more American than you are.
The recent government offensive against three rebel-held districts in Damascus is the first step in a major push to pressure
My mother lives in Damascus And I live here in the United States of America. While I try to decide on a cappuccino or a latte
“The incident in Syria corresponds completely with Israel’s policy to act to prevent Iran’s smuggling of advanced weapons via Syria to Hezbollah.”