London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says regime bombardments also took the lives of eight children, seven women and three men in the Idlib region in the last 48 hours.
Israel has been increasingly open about carrying out air strikes in Syria with an election looming in April as it tries to counter Iran's support of Syrian regime leader Bashar al Assad.
As Lebanon failed to agree on a new government, the Arab League economic summit in Beirut will be postponed, said Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri. He also asserted Syria should return to the League.
After Saudi Arabia pledges to take over funding the reconstruction of Syria from the US, the Assad regime invites Riyad's archrival Iran to rebuild the war-torn country.
The United Nations has failed to prevent war and fulfill peacekeeping duties many times throughout its history. Millions of people around the world have been killed and displaced since the UN was founded in 1945.
The decree, published by regime media, gives deserters - both within Syria and those outside the country - several months to report for duty without facing punishment. But there is fear the returnees would be tortured.
The Saudi-UAE cold war with Iran has been a hot war for most of the Middle East. Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and Yemen bare the brutal scars of outside powers competing for influence.
A summit between the presidents of Turkey, Russia and Iran may determine whether diplomacy halts any military action in Syria's last rebel and opposition-held province. Presidents Erdogan, Putin and Rouhani are now in Tehran ahead of the talks.
In the 60s, Russia took advantage of leftist anti-imperialist movements in an attempt to destabilise the liberal world order. Today, the Russians are trying to repeat the feat with the far-right, only this time, Islamophobia is the rallying cry.
Putin and Trump have agreed to pressure Iran for the sake of Israel's "security." Because of both countries' competing interests in Syria, analysts say this won't be easy.
After securing Damascus in May, regime leader Bashar al Assad is determined to oust rebels from a key southern region bordering Jordan and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.
In another attack, rebels and opposition forces killed more than two dozen pro-regime fighters in Al Ateira, a northwestern stronghold of Syrian regime leader Bashar al Assad, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
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