Opposition fighters drive a tank in a rebel-held area of the southern Syrian city of Daraa, during re-newed clashes with regime loyalists on May 10, 2016. / AFP / MOHAMAD ABAZEED
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Syrian regime forces Wednesday battled militants who cut a key supply route west of ancient Palmyra, after new bombardments hit Aleppo city where a cease-fire was due to expire at midnight.Daesh last week seized the Shaar gas field from the regime.In Deir al-Zor province further east, at least seven civilians were killed, including a child, in regime airstrikes on an area held by Daesh.rocket fire hit two government-controlled districts in the west of the city, the Observatory said.A local truce took effect in Aleppo last Thursday after a surge in fighting killed more than 300 people in the city and threatened to unravel a nationwide cease-fire between regime forces and non-extremist rebels in force since February.The Feb. 27 cease-fire applies to all areas except those where Daesh and the Nusra Front, Syria's Al-Qaeda affiliate, are present.
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