A suicide bomber who targeted a hospital in a Syrian coastal city the previous day killed dozens, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.
PARIS - French President Francois Hollande says his country can go ahead with plans to strike Syria for allegedly using chemical weapons despite the British parliament's failure to endorse military action.
"The chemical massacre of Damascus cannot and must not remain unpunished," Hollande said in an interview with the newspaper Le Monde, published on Friday.
The French president reiterated that France wants a "proportional and firm action" but said when asked about the type of intervention that "all options are on the table."
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.