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Syrian Civil War

Russian serviceman killed in Syria by self-detonating bomb, the TASS news agency reports - Reuters

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Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

Colorado man who joined Kurdish forces in their fight against the Islamic State killed in combat in Syria, his mother says - AP

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Fight against Islamic State militants

French President Francois Hollande says France will not deploy troops on ground in Syria and Iraq, will send artillery support to Iraq next month - Reuters

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Syrian Civil War

38 Syrian soldiers and pro-regime fighters killed in rebel-activated tunnel blast in Aleppo city - AFP

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Syria

United Nations special envoy for Syria hopes Geneva meeting next week between US, Russia will pave way for Syria peace talks - Reuters

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2016 Republican National Convention

Donald Trump on allowing Syrian refugees into US: 'I only want to admit individuals into our country who will support our values and love our people'

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Fight against Islamic State militants

US Secretary of State Kerry: Daesh has been driven from nearly half the territory it occupied in Iraq and 20% of its territory in Syria

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Syrian Civil War

French President Francois Hollande says he has no information on whether French airplane responsible for civilian deaths in Syria - Reuters

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Fight against Islamic State militants

US-backed forces give Islamic State '48 hours' to leave Syria's Manbij - AFP

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Fight against Islamic State militants

UN condemns killings of children in northern Syria - AP

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Syria

Iranian foreign minister Bahram Ghasemi condemns French airstrikes in Aleppo, Syria - Mehr News Agency

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Syrian opposition asks US-led coalition to halt airstrikes against Islamic State targets - AFP

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Fight against Islamic State militants

US defense secretary says reports of civilian casualties from US-led coalition airstrikes in Manbij, Syria, will be investigated - @jseldin

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Syria

#BREAKING: Carter: Coalition will investigate reports of civilian casualties near Manbij, Syria - @AlArabiya_Eng

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Syrian Civil War

Statement: Syrian Coalition condemn beheading of child fighter in north Aleppo on Tuesday - @SyrCoalition

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Photo: US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter meets with French Minister of Defense Jean-Yves Le Drian ahead of counter-ISIL meeting to discuss campaign plan in Iraq and Syria - @PentagonPresSec

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Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Hezbollah deny reports that Israeli airstrike hit Syrian army post near Golan Heights - Reuters

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2016 Republican National Convention

At the Republican National Convention, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says Hillary Clinton called Syria's Bashar Assad a "reformer." Politifact has found the claim not quite true in the past, Politico notes. In an interview in 2011, she said "There is a different leader in Syria now. Many of the members of Congress of both parties who have gone to Syria in recent months have said they believe he's a reformer."

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Syrian rebels capture Islamic State headquarters in Manbij over the weekend, US military says - Reuters

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Russian athlete doping scandal

Russian Foreign Ministry says Lavrov, US' Kerry had spoke about Syrian crisis, doping scandal over the phone - Reuters

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