Syria's state television reports the operation taking place in Yarmouck, where thousands of Palestinian refugees live.
The Western alliance air strikes on Syria's alleged chemical weapon sites have been widely condemned across the country
Chair of European Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee calls for political pressure to be piled on Damascus
Eight civilians died Saturday while Friday, raids on Douma killed at least 40 civilians, including eight children.
People across the region joined services marking the occasion.
The advance comes as local authorities in the besieged rebel enclave described the situation as 'catastrophic'
The main city of Ghouta, Douma, was subject to a flood of fire killing at least 29 people on Saturday, including 17 children.
Residents in the besieged eastern Ghouta district near the Syrian capital Damascus are enduring one of the most intense bombardments of the near eight-year conflict
Charity officials working on the outskirts of Damascus have warned that humanitarian conditions have reached crisis levels as the Syrian government continues to block trucks carrying relief supplies from reaching badly effected areas.
It’s hard to imagine anything more fragile than a Ghraoui chocolate creation: such as the delicate hand-painted violin or autumn leaves which seem
Israeli missiles are reported to have hit a Syrian military post south of the capital, Damascus.
ISIL suicide bombers attack Damascus as militants suffer defeats on multiple fronts
In Syria, at least 19 people have been killed in Damascus after a suicide bomber blew up his vehicle in the city.
State TV said around a dozen
Syrian rebel and intelligence sources claim the explosions were caused by Israeli air strikes against an arms supply hub
Explosions and fire have ripped through a military area of the complex, including fuel depots and weapons stores.
Two days before new Syria peace talks, rebels and jihadist allies stormed a government-held area in northeast Damascus on Tuesday.
Syrian forces engaged in fierce fighting with rebels and jihadists on Sunday, responding to an onslaught with intense bombardments.
At least 31 people have been killed and dozens more wounded in two suicide bomb attacks in Damascus.
Six years to the day since the start of Syria’s conflict, twin suicide attacks brought terror to Damascus on Wednesday.
At least 46 people have been killed and 120 injured in a double suicide bombing in the Syrian capital.
Air strikes have been carried out on rebel-held areas across Syria.
A suicide bomber has struck a heavily policed district of Damascus, killing at least seven people according to state television.
The ministry slammed the latest shelling as a "provocation aimed at derailing a peace accord in the country"
The Syrian army has intensified its aerial bombing of rebel-held positions close to Damascus.
At least 88 civilians have died in Turkish airstrikes in Syria, a war monitor is reporting.
Fourteen Turkish soldiers and nearly 140 jihadist militants were killed on Tuesday as Turkey's 'Euphrates Shield' operation intensified.