Israeli newspapers say Israel launched an airstrike on a Syrian military convoy outside of Damascus. The U.S. was allegedly informed of the attack.
Mustafa Badreddine, a top Hezbollah commander, has been killed in Syria, the militant Lebanese group announced. He was responsible for Hezbollah's forces in Syria.
Militant groups in Syria have refused to abide by the truce unless government troops stop the violence within 48 hours. The statement comes after President Assad's army bombed rebel strongholds around Damascus.
The Shiite militant group Hezbollah has blamed Sunni extremists, not Israel, for the death of its top commander in Syria this week. The Lebanese group's battle-hardened fighters have helped prop up the Assad regime.
The Russian air force will keep hitting "IS" and al-Nusra Front units in Syria as the Russian pullout continues, a top military official has said. Meanwhile, the UN has warned of dire conditions on the ground.
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