The bus was travelling in the Kobajjep area in southeastern Deir Ezzor province.
Iran has managed to entrench itself in Syria and is fast becoming an immovable force in the country.
The US and Turkey’s top diplomats clashed with each other in extraordinary fashion during the Atlantic Alliance’s most recent meeting.
Russia and Turkey face each other on opposing sides over several fronts across Eurasia, from Libya to Syria, and now Azerbaijan, too. Experts say Moscow is hitting Syria's Idlib to gain leverage against Ankara.
The human rights group documents in a newly released report, that in 2019, the two major economies took a record low number of refugees.
Around 200 individuals, including UN staff working in Syria and their family members, have shown varying degrees of Covid-19 symptoms.
Regime leader Bashar al Assad's party and allies take 177 seats out of 250 in the third such elections since the start of the war nine years ago.
Russia, a close ally of Bashar al Assad's regime in Syria, immediately circulates a draft Security Council resolution that would authorise the delivery of aid through a single crossing point from Turkey for six months.
On Saturday, air strikes blamed on Israel hit positions belonging to regime forces and Iran-backed militias near the border with Iraq, a war monitor said.
Recently, the US suggested that Assad does not necessarily have to go. Nonetheless, experts say it is still too early to ascertain whether the West's attitude towards the regime has changed.
UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet highlighted that militant groups are using coronavirus pandemic "as an opportunity to regroup and inflict violence on the population."
Regime forces backed by Russia, and Iranian militias capture 13 villages and small towns in Aleppo province, a war monitor says. Separately, car blast targets civilians in northern Tal Abyad town.
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