The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports clashes from yesterday evening until this morning, resulting in the deaths of an Asayish commander and five NDF militiamen in the city of Qamishli, al-Hasakah. Fighting has ceased while Russian mediation is ongoing.
The Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister, Faisal Mekdad, blames the Turkish offensive on the Kurdish forces, saying Syria will not be negotiating with them "on the terms of separatism".
ISIL releases an execution video showing a prisoner being killed by explosives in Yarmouk Camp, Damascus.
A Russian Air Force Sukhoi Su-24 crashes at the Khmeimim air base in Latakia province in northwestern Syria, killing the two crewmen.
Militants launch projectiles containing toxic gas in an area near Aleppo International Airport, injuring at least 28 people.
The US offers to destroy Syria chemical weapons at sea using the US Navy auxiliary vessel Cape Ray.