U.S.-backed militias in Syria have detained senior foreign Islamic State leaders in months of fighting for Raqqa.
Family reunification is one of the most contentious issues in exploratory talks between Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and the liberal Free Democrats.
France, Britain and the United States have accused Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government of being behind the attack.
Russian President Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss the Iran nuclear programme.
Major General Issam Zahreddine, head of the 104 Brigade of the Syrian Republican Guard, was killed by a mine in the city.
A U.S.-backed campaign against Islamic State (IS) in eastern Syria will accelerate now the jihadist group has been defeated in its former capital Raqqa.
U.S.-backed militias raised a flag inside Raqqa stadium on Tuesday, as a four-month battle to take Islamic State's Syrian capital came to an end. Emily Wither reports.
Syrian army and allied forces pushed into the remaining Islamic State-held districts of Deir al-Zor city.
Elie Daher is the President and CEO of the Lebanese Petroleum Business Network.
Solidere added that the consolidated revenues from services rendered fell by 8.5%