The Syrian government is now in control of a major highway that allows goods to be transported as far to the east as Raqqa, an ISIL stronghold. But with the road blocked for now, trucks carrying supplies have ground to a halt.
Tens of thousands of Syrians are fleeing increasing violence in Aleppo province.
The UN says at least 66,000 people have been displaced in recent weeks, as Syrian army offensives against ISIL gather pace.
Forces loyal to Libya's General Khalifa Haftar have lost control of two major oil terminals.
An east Libyan armed group called the Benghazi Defence Brigades raided the ports on Friday.
At least nine men were killed in the fighting.
Gaza - The only female comedy actress in Gaza is an internet sensation in the region.
But Reham al-Kahlout says it is not easy for other women to join her on stage because the society is increasingly conservative.