At least 50 people have been killed in a wave of suicide bombings and gun attacks in southern Syria, while some reports putting the death toll as high as more than 100 dead.
Rami Abdel Rahman
Islamic State militants have shot dead 23 civilians, including nine children, as fighting continues over the ancient city of Palmyra, in Syria.
The death toll of an airstrike by US-led forces on the northern Syrian province of Aleppo has risen to 52 civilians, including seven children.
At least 100 people have been killed after Syrian government troops launched a new offensive on the rebel-held city of Aleppo, backed by Hezbollah fighters.
A bomb blast has hit a bus carrying pilgrims in the Syrian city of Damascus, killing at least seven people and injuring several more.
Kurdish forces in the contested border town of Kobane have killed at least 22 suspected Islamic State militants, according to local officials.
Air strikes carried out by Syrian government warplanes on the Islamic State-held northern city of Raqqa has left at least 36 civilians dead.