The decision came after a meeting of Islamic clerics from across the country this week who declared a fatwa on Taliban attacks.
In Syria's Ghouta region, attacks continue even after a United Nations ceasefire.
Ground fighting has continued largely unabated despite the truce.
The latest strikes come 10 days into a Russian-backed Syrian government offensive to capture rebel-held eastern Aleppo.
Rebel officials and rescue workers said incendiary bombs were among the weapons that rained from the sky on the city.
The United Nations Special Envoy said aid delivery to besieged areas should soon be possible.
The pause in fighting is intended to allow aid to reach besieged areas.
Russia said on Thursday it would support a 48-hour ceasefire in Aleppo, a move the U.N. Syria envoy said would allow aid to reach besieged areas soon.
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President Vladimir Putin urged the warring sides to immediately observe the 1994 ceasefire.
"In Damascus, I know who has the guns. In America, everybody has a gun," he says.