During rebel infighting in the enclave, analysts and some residents say, the Army of Islam's main rival, Faylaq Al Rahman, has sometimes formed opportunistic alliances with H.T.S.
"It is very inhuman to do", he said, referring to the governments strategy to keep humanitarian aid from reaching trapped civilians.
"It has been agreed that the first group of HTS members be released from the prisons of Jaish al-Islam".
But soon after the convoy of 13 trucks carrying food parcels crossed into Eastern Ghouta, the Observatory and a witness in Douma said air strikes had resumed.
Almost 950 civilians have been killed since Russia-backed government forces launched a blistering assault on the last opposition bastion near Damascus on Feb 18.
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The aid was delivered as helicopters hovered overhead and warplanes targeted areas outside Douma, according to an AFP correspondent.
Syrian state television broadcast live footage from Misraba hours after it was captured by the army on Saturday, showing dozens of civilians in a dark basement, surrounded by troops.
Local doctors said that between 49 and 65 people had died on Friday, and the near-ceaseless shelling that started on 19 February resumed on Saturday morning.
"Medical material is extremely limited, medical infrastructure has been hit and medical staff are exhausted", it said, adding that hundreds of people have been wounded and need urgent assistance.
Despite two weeks of air strikes and artillery bombardment that have killed nearly 950 civilians, the main rebel groups have so far rejected Russian-brokered offers to evacuate civilians or any of their own fighters.
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Damascus and Moscow accuse the insurgents of shooting at civilians to prevent them fleeing the fighting into government areas.
The government says its forces now control half the enclave.
Numerous rounds of UN-backed peace talks have failed to bring an end to the conflict, and a nationwide ceasefire called for by the UN Security Council last month has not been implemented. UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi spoke about the situation and suffering in the region while in Beirut on Friday.
For President Bashar al-Assad, it would mark a significant victory as he builds on the military momentum created by Russia's entry into the war in 2015 that has restored his rule over large swathes of the country.
In January, Turkey began an offensive to oust the Kurdish YPG militia from the Afrin region in northern Syria, near the Turkish border.
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