Russia says it carried out air strikes on a planned buffer zone around opposition bastion of Idlib, a day after an alleged toxic attack on regime-held city.
A Britain-based war monitor says the death toll in Saturday's air strikes by the US-led coalition is the highest since the SDF launched its attack against the Daesh pocket.
A Syrian regime attack kills 22 Jaish al Izza fighters in a truce zone in a rural area in the north of Hama province, near neighbouring Idlib, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says.
At least five people are killed in an explosion in a rebel-held city in Syria's Northern Aleppo region.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights had earlier said that a rebel group Failaq al Sham is withdrawing its forces and heavy arms from the demilitarised zone in Syria's Idlib.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says 3,331 civilians were killed in US-led air strikes since they began four years ago. The Washington-led alliance puts the toll at just over 1,000 civilians in both Syria and neighbouring Iraq.
Backed by its allies Russia and Iran, the Syrian regime has targeted several areas of Idlib with artillery and air strikes, sometimes hitting hospitals and rescue centres in the country's last major opposition and rebel-held stronghold.
Syrian state media said the country shot down five missiles; reports strikes in Hama and Tartous provinces.
As residents in Idlib look to Turkey for security, UN envoy for Syria urges Turkish President Erdogan and Russian President Putin to "make a telephone call, organise a formula" which could help avoid a battle ending in a bloodbath.
A string of powerful blasts from the direction of a military airport in Damascus lit up the skies and shook the capital city in the early hours of the morning, residents and regime TV reported.
At least one civilian was reportedly killed and 25 others were injured in a car-bomb attack in Syria’s northern Azaz city on Saturday.
Many of the victims were women and children buried in the rubble after the explosion collasped two five-storey buildings in the village of Sarmada near the Turkish border.
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