This is a photo of buses in western Qalamoun, which will eventually repatriate Syrian nationals and members of a FSA group from Lebanon, taken Aug. 8, 2017. (War Media Center)
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Buses arrived Saturday in western Qalamoun ahead of the repatriation of Syrian civilians and members of a Free Syrian Army-affiliated group from Lebanon, Hezbollah affiliated War Media Center reported.Thirty five buses have arrived at Flita in western Qalamoun and will head east to Arsal, WMC reported. The buses will then collect fighters from Saraya Ahl al-Sham and Syrian nationals and take them back to Syria. The rebel source previously told The Daily Star that 400 fighters, 1,000 family members and 1,500 other Syrian nationals had expressed willingness to go to Al-Ruhaibeh.Daesh has been entrenched along the border between Lebanon and Syria since it was repelled from Arsal in August 2014 when it briefly overran the town with Jabhat Fatah al-Sham.
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