In Syria, thousands of civilians have fled to safer areas along the border with Jordan and Israel after Syrian army continued pounding rebel-held areas in the southwest.
Meanwhile, the United States has told Syrian rebel factions they should not expect military support to help resist a Russian-backed government offensive.
Syria Army initiated operation few days ago to regain opposition-held parts of bordering Jordan and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.
Meanwhile, U.S.-backed forces have imposed a three-day curfew in Raqqa city today and declared a state of emergency after reports that Islamic State militants had infiltrated the city and planned a bombing campaign.
Source: Radio Pakistan