Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Lebanon, Egypt and the Arab League’s secretary general will form a ministerial contact group to liaise with Syrian government.
Raisi's visit is first by an Iranian president to Syria since war broke out, and comes as regional capitals are re-engaging with internationally isolated govt in Damascus.
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says Israeli missiles targeted “the Aleppo international airport area and the Nayrab military airfield area”.
Saudi Arabia severed ties with Assad's govt in 2012 and Riyadh had long openly championed the Syrian president's ouster.
“Armed men likely affiliated with IS cells targeted truffle hunters in the desert southeast of Aleppo," says Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
“The Turkish Armed Forces needs just a few days to become almost fully ready,” says official.
“With the security (zone) ... we are also protecting the rights of millions of women and children,” he says.
Since Sunday, Turkiye has carried out air strikes against the semi-autonomous Kurdish zones in north and north-eastern Syria.
Threat comes after cross-border air strikes on Kurdish positions in Syria and Iraq and deadly fire on Turkey.
War monitor says rocket was fired at makeshift camps for displaced people.
Tehran says it has deployed forces in Syria at the invitation of Damascus and only as advisers.
Tuesday’s raids follow overnight clashes between Ankara’s forces and the Kurdish-led SDF, says monitoring group.
“If Turkiye wants to stand with the world that is already against us, let it be, it won’t change much,” says a protester.
Express opposition to the "illegal seizure and transfer of oil revenues that should belong to Syria”.
Wishes the people of Syria and soldiers in the military a happy Eid.
Pilgrims were left stranded after the runways of Damascus airport were severely damaged by Israeli air strikes on Friday.
PIA arranges special flights for evacuation; remaining pilgrims will travel to Iraq.
Decision comes day after the state doubled the price of bread, the country’s main staple, and increased the price of diesel fuel.
Of the recently confirmed fatalities, more than 42,000 are civilians, most of them killed under torture in Syrian regime prisons.
The Israeli air force carried out more than 18 strikes against multiple targets from the town of Deir Ezzor to the Iraqi border.
“The Assad regime has committed horrific crimes time after time ... There must be consequences,” says Dutch FM.
The fresh round of sanctions on Syria penalise 39 companies and individuals, including Assad and his wife Asma.
“President Assad issues decree number 143 for year 2020 which relieves the prime minister Imad Muhammad Dib Khamis of his position.”
It was not immediately clear who carried out the strikes on “a base” controlled by Iranian forces.
Team says because of a lack of infrastructure, many could die if "disease strikes before preparation".
Officials in the government of President Bashar al-Assad have repeatedly denied using chemical weapons.
UN chief says the worst is yet to come, referring to conflict-hit countries like Syria, Libya and Yemen.
Monitoring group says at least 384,000 people have been killed, including more than 116,000 civilians.
Forces will establish a security corridor on either side of the M4 highway.
The agreement raised hopes of an end to one of the bloodiest phases in the nine-year conflict between Russia and Turkey.