The two car bombs that were set off in a district of Damascus have killed at least 34, according to the Reuters news agency.
The explosions struck the eastern neighbourhood of Jaramana, tearing through shops and bringing debris crashing down on cars.
More top news
A leading biologist has said he believes aliens which look and sound like humans must have evolved on other planets
Britain's top tennis star Andy Murray will continue his bid to reclaim the Wimbledon crown today.
After a sweltering day, where temperatures reached a record high for July, the weather turned.