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Israel fires missile into Syria

The Israeli military has said it has fired into Syria in response to violence again spilling into Israeli-held Golan. Despite warnings, another errant mortar shell from Syria landed in the Golan Heights today.

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Rebel talks will help UK 'better understand' situation

A Downing Street spokesperson said talks with Syrian rebel military leaders will help the UK "better understand the actual situation".

The spokesperson said:

The Government will make absolutely clear to these groups that they must respect human rights and humanitarian law standards.

We will also call on them to work with aid agencies to facilitate vital humanitarian access."

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