As President Joe Biden stays silent on cease-fire between Israel and militant group Hamas, dozens of Senate Democrats are calling for a temporary halt of violence.
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.