A man carries a child rescued from rubble after Syrian regime and Russian air strikes in the rebel-held town of Nawa, about 30 kilometres north of Daraa in southern Syria on June 26, 2018. AFP / Ahmad al-Msalam
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Fighting escalated in southern Syria as government forces Tuesday pushed deeper into rebel-held territories in Deraa province in a weeklong offensive that the United Nations estimates has displaced up to 50,000 people.Jordan said its borders will remain closed for any new refugees, calling on the U.N. to provide security in southern Syria. The opposition-aligned Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that government forces were advancing in the Lujat region and captured seven new villages in the area.The World Food Program put the number of displaced from the Deraa fighting at nearly 50,000, saying it delivered urgently needed food across the Syria-Jordan border.Kiwan said maybe the U.N. could help the displaced in southern Syria after Jordan said its border would remain closed.
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