Local sources report that following the surrender of Daraya city near the Syrian capital, Damascus, militants are going to withdraw from the nearby town of Moadamiyeh. The first reports about such a possibility appeared on August 26 and have been repeated by various sources since then.
Negotiations between representatives of Moadamiyeh militants and the Syrian army have been reportedly ongoing since August 25. If it’s confirmed, the liberation of Moadamiyeh will become an important step on a long way to secure the area of Damascus.
The maps below allow to compare the situation in the area of Damascus in 2013 and 2016: