BEIRUT: Syrian government forces captured a village from rebels in the central province of Hama Saturday as they pressed a ground operation backed by Russian air support.
In the northern Aleppo province, rebels battled to reverse an advance by the Islamic State (ISIS) group that brought the jihadists to within a few kilometres (miles) of Syria's second city.
12:28 Syrian army and Russian jets halt Aleppo bombardment for second day2
13:12 Russian warships: Spain says refuelling request withdrawn11
11:09 Spain urged not to allow refuelling of Russian warships11
14:04 Turkey unleashing fury of airstrikes against US-backed Syrian Kurdish forces1