The Syrian government agreed to a ceasefire that started on Saturday morning "while reserving the right to respond to any violation by the terrorists," the state news agency SANA said.
Air and ground strikes killed 12 people in several areas including the town of Maarat al-Numan, the Observatory said.
An estimated $1.822 trillion spent around the world; Israel ranks 17th out of top 40 military spenders for a second year in a row.
The German Bundestag research committee wrote that Turkey’s government did not respond to a request for information about “the security objectives of Turkey."
Concealing the presence of Iranian and Hezbollah fighters in southern Syria could be seen as contravening understandings reached between Israel and Russia.
Defense Department Inspector General presents sobering report on Iran's influence and unclear US policy to confront Iran's role in Iraq and Syria.
The launch comes after Iran had blamed Washington and Riyadh for the Ahvaz attack, claiming that they support groups in southwest Iran who oppose the regime.
State news says explosions caused by short circuit, not by Israeli missiles.
The report, which claims to provide an account of a US offer to the Syrian regime, is interesting for some of the details it provides and the agenda it seeks to fulfill.
Between 1,000 and 1,500 IS insurgents who had been holding their ground in the area yielded under intensive Russian bombing from the air, a regional intelligence source said.