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The UN is pushing for a humanitarian ceasefire in Syria for the delivery of aid. Regime airstrikes on the Islamic State's de facto capital of Raqqah killed at least 90 people and injured approximately 125 more. The Islamic State stoned to death two men accused of being gay in Deir Ezzor; the group also beheaded an Ismaili man for "apostasy." Western-backed rebels in Syria's south are reorganizing; training by Western forces is not slated to begin until next spring.
The US conducted another airstrike on the Al Nusrah Front, targeting a storage facility close to the town of Harem. A second French jihadist who took part in the Islamic State's latest execution was identified; according to the French prime minister, about 1,000 French nationals are fighting in Syria and "close to 50" have been killed. The US is tracking 150 people who have traveled from the US to Syria, many of them with the intent to fight. Turkey is pressuring the US-led coalition to support and train the FSA and to enact a no-fly zone in northern Syria. SOHR claims that a regime airstrike in Raqqa killed nine civilians and wounded 16.