At least 12 regime fighters and 20 IS militants were among the dead in the IS attack on government positions.
14 Jan 2017 6:54 PM
The witnesses said it was not immediately clear if the attack was carried out by the US-led coalition or Iraqi forces.
14 Jan 2017 3:06 PM
The US, Britain and France have called for sanctions against Syria, while Assad's ally Russia, called the evidence presented, insufficient.
14 Jan 2017 8:44 AM