“We became so scared of air raids because we don't know what will happen in the coming days.”
The energy minister warned Assad "should know that would be the end of him" if he allowed Iran to strike from within Syria
An inspection remains up in the air after a U.N. security team fell under gunfire and explosions Wednesday
"There is nowhere for them to escape": Assad's latest offensive is killing hundreds of civilians in Syria
Syrian regime warplanes pummeled the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta enclave for the fifth consecutive day Friday, killing more than 200 civilians this week alone.
The militants ruled the town with an iron fist, repurposing its iconic amphitheater as a stage for public executions and destroying ancient temples.
The airstrikes reportedly targeted the Islamic State's de facto capital Raqqa and areas in the eastern province of Deir al-Zor, where an estimated 400 civilians were recently kidnapped.
A monitoring group says the militants committed a mass kidnapping after attacking areas held by the Assad regime in the province of Deir al-Zor.
Rami Jarrah, also known by his alias, Alexander Page, says Russian and Syrian airstrikes are targeting residential areas, not just areas controlled by rebels or ISIS.
The group Physicians for Human Rights says Russian warplanes and Syrian government forces have bombarded hospitals and civilian tragets.