Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, is believed to have died in a suicide bombing after U.S.-led coalition special forces raid targeted positions belonging to Huras al-Din in Syria's rebel-held Idlib Governorate. U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement at 9:00 AM EDT (1300 UTC) asserting his death.
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".
The Syrian Army (SAA) and allies announce the complete liberation of Deir ez-Zor from ISIL.
King Salman of Saudi Arabia visits Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Moscow Kremlin. They discuss oil prices and the Syrian Civil War.
According to Syrian state media, two suicide bombers attack in Damascus, killing at least 31 people.
ISIL militants cut off the Syrian Army's main supply route to the city of Aleppo and capture the village of Khanasir, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
The UN inspectors leave Damascus after concluding their inspection.
The European Union recognizes the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces as a legitimate representative of the Syrian people.
Gunfire from conflict in Syria hits an Israeli army position in the Golan Heights, prompting return fire.