Categories archives archives 2018 The fall of Syria’s Eastern Ghouta Post author By Leila Sibai Post date May 4, 2018 No Comments on The fall of Syria’s Eastern Ghouta ‘Ghouta,’ painted by Randa Maddah. Used with permission. Source: Women Now. The Syrian regime and its Russian ally have taken over Ghouta. Here are some of Ghouta’s stories before its fall.