A suicide bomber who targeted a hospital in a Syrian coastal city the previous day killed dozens, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.
CLEVELAND - "I can't anymore watch the bodies, watch kids killed," said Lubna Allaf.
Allaf, from Syria, lives in Westlake now. She moved to America when she was 24 years old. As President of the Ohio Chapter of the Syrian-American Alliance, she's fighting for Syria to be free and its people safe.
But she's hoping President Obama will give the Syrian regime time to leave the country to prevent an air strike and the killing of more innocent people.
"I really don't want the strike but if it has to happen to stop the killings, it has to happen," said Allaf.
"I can't wait to see the people in my country back to normal, people are not scared anymore, especially the kids," said Allaf. "There are kids who haven't gone to school in two years. They live in fear, they are hungry, they are scared."
The Islamic State claimed credit for multiple attacks on civilian gatherings in two Syria..
There is a hope of restarting peace talks for a truce in Syria.
Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group said Friday that its top military commander, Mustafa Badreddine, was killed in Syria.
Syria's military says it is extending a cease-fire in the city of Aleppo and its rural areas for 48 hours.
Three Spanish journalists who went missing while working in Syria in July have been freed from captivity.
A coalition of Syrian rebels and jihadists seized a strategic village from pro-government forces outside the contested city of Aleppo.
Secretary of State John Kerry is condemning a deadly hospital attack in the Syrian city of Aleppo.
President Obama announced the deployment of an additional 250 U.S. special ops forces.