Overnight air strikes killed 19 civilians, seven of them children, in a residential district of a town in northwestern Syria, a monitor said on Wednesday.
The Syrian government warned on Wednesday of the “dangerous consequences” of US President Donald Trump’s plan to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Russia’s Defence Ministry on Monday denied a report that alleged Moscow’s air strikes had killed 34 civilians in the Syrian village of Al-Shafah.
The capture by Iraqi and Syrian forces of the Islamic State group’s last bastions failed to clarify the fate of several foreign hostages thought to have been kidnapped by jihadists.
Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad for talks at which the two men agreed that the focus in the Syrian conflict was now switching from military operations to the search for a political solution.