Reconstruction in Darayya, Eastern Ghouta, is underway | September 2018 | Syria

By mid-2016, the Syrian Army controlled approximately 65% of Darayya, steadily advancing and tightening the siege. In August 2016, an agreement allowed for the evacuation of jihadi fighters as well as civilians. Some 700 militants were safely transported to the jihadi stronghold city of Idlib in the north. This agreement was essentially a jihadist surrender