Assad strongholds rocked by deadly car bombings
There have been a series of car bombings in two coastal cities in Syria controlled by President Assad.
State media said at least 78 people were killed, while a monitoring group put the death toll at more than 145.
The so-called Islamic State (IS) group claimed it was behind the attacks.
Security correspondent Frank Gardner reports on their significance.
23 May 2016
- From the section Middle East