The terrorist organization had previously endorsed the revolt to overthrow Assad.
The UN has allegedly covered up the murder of two humanitarian workers in Syria by President Bashar al-Assad's regime.
An official at the city's water utility service said it was out of action as a result of the strikes.
A decisive lead from the US could prevent Assad’s rehabilitation. But is Biden, like Obama before him, too concerned with the nuclear deal and Iranian sensitivities?
Currently, around 1,000 UN trucks a month enter Syria at the single crossing point of Bab al-Hawa to deliver food, medical supplies and humanitarian aid
The government says the election shows Syria is functioning normally despite a decade-old war, but the opposition and Western nations view it as merely rubber-stamping Assad's grip on power.
The United States suspended operations at the US embassy in Damascus in February 2012.
Khaled Abdul Majid, the Syria-based leader of the Palestinian Popular Struggle Front, told Al-Monitor that 100,000 people are expected to return to their houses that suffered minimal damage.
MIDDLE ISRAEL: Whatever its future, Assad’s presidency has already earned him a place in history, in folklore and in hell.
Rifaat, now 82 years old, was convicted of embezzling Syrian state funds by a Paris court on Thursday and sentenced to four years in prison.