Islamic State Militants Stormed a Government Hospital in Syria and Killed the Troops Inside
Fighters also reportedly seized control of a checkpoint, a fire station, and university accommodation in Deir al-Zor, not far from Syria's eastern border with Iraq.
Syrian Regime Soldiers Have Entered Palmyra, According to State TV
State television claimed government forces have fought their way into the historic Syrian city against Islamic State militants, backed by Russian air cover.
Monitor Accuses Russia and Syria of 'Revenge Massacres' After Airstrikes Reportedly Kill 164
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the death toll from a recent wave of Russian and Syrian airstrikes has risen to 164 over the past 72 hours.