A Russian Military police commander looks on as opposition fighters and their families get on a bus, following their evacuation from the rebel-held Waer neighbourhood in the central city of Homs on March 18, 2017, during the first phase of the Russian-supervised deal to complete the evacuation of fighters and civilians.
The new agreement aims to finalise implementation of a "reconciliation deal" that has already seen several phases of rebel evacuation from Waer district, but which had stalled in recent months. / AFP PHOTO / Louai Beshara        (Photo credit should read LOUAI BESHARA/AFP/Getty Images)