Britain-based war monitor, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, at the time said the strikes hit the Scientific Studies and Research Centre facility, the agency the U.S. describes as Syria's chemical weapons manufacturer.
"(Asber) died after an explosion targeted his vehicle in the Hama countryside", the Al-Watan report said.
The Abu Amara Brigades rebel group claimed responsibility in a statement posted on its Telegram channel, saying it it detonated "planted explosive devices" in Mr Asber's vehicle.
According to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Azbar had close ties to Syrian President Bashar Assad and to the Iranian regime.
The attack on Asber was claimed by a Syrian rebel group affiliated to Tahrir Al-Sham, a rebel group.
Social media: Iranians protest currency drop, economic woes
And John Bolton, the president's national security adviser, is a well-known Iran hawk who has advocated for regime change. Such qualifications no doubt contribute to the wariness of Iranian officials regarding the possibility of negotiations.
The Masyaf research centre was targeted in Israeli airstrikes last month and in September past year, the Britain-based monitoring group said.
In April, missile strikes by the United States, Britain and France destroyed a Syrian Scientific Research Centre facility in Damascus, in response to a suspected poison gas attack.
A senior Syrian scientist involved in the Assad regime's chemical weapons program was assassinated in Syria.
The research centre that Asber led in the western city of Masyaf has previously been targeted by air strikes.
An Israeli government official declined to comment on reports of Asber's death when asked by the Reuters news agency.
She won four straight games in the second set to put pressure on Collins, and ultimately evened the match with a forehand victor . Mertens, bidding for her fourth title of the year, moves into a semi-final against fifth seeded Romanian Mihaela Buzarnescu.
US President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of an worldwide nuclear deal and reimpose sanctions on Iran has angered Tehran. West Texas Intermediate ( WTI) crude futures were at $68.87 per barrel at 0647 GMT, down 9 cents from their last settlement.
The former Munster and Ireland captain has been working as assistant coach of Ireland's U20s since December previous year . Former Ireland captain Paul O'Connell has been named as forwards coach by Top 14 side Stade Francais.
Under the current forecast track, Hector is expected to pass south of the Big Island of Hawaii late Wednesday or Wednesday night. The United States Geological Survey said Saturday that the volcano is still sending large amounts of lava into the sea.
A spokesman for the mayor did not immediately respond to a request for comment. "We need to remove this administration". However, he conceded more has to be done in the neighborhoods where much of the gang-related violence takes place.
Ryanair has proposed third-party mediation to resolve a deepening row about terms and conditions with Ireland-based pilots. Ryanair's summer of strike chaos is set to continue next week as yet more Europe-wide action was announced yesterday.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle leave St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle after their wedding in Windsor, May 19, 2018. Meghan spent the day at the wedding of Harry's close friend, Charlie Van Straubenzee , who married Daisy Jenks .
The data for July indicated towards the most solid rise in total new orders throughout the construction sector since May 2017. House building was the strongest category in the July release with the sub index now at its highest since December 2015.
Trump condemns media as 'fake disgusting news' at rally
Although Mr Barletta's bid was an undercard to Mr Trump's main event, the president did bless the congressman's bid. After dubbing the Democratic senator "Sleepin' Bob", he turned his ire towards Casey's views on immigration.
WhatsApp launches Business APIs, to charge customers
It spends heavily to improve privacy safeguards as well as to tackles concerns about the social media addiction. The companies can now use the API to send the customized notifications with relevant events to the customers.
Russian spy detected working at US Embassy in Moscow
As a result, the duties are limited to translation, interpretation, cultural guidance, liaison and administrative support. File photo of the Russian Federal Security Services headquarters in Moscow, taken on March 30, 2010.
2 new BlackBerry smartphones arrive in India
Starting with BlackBerry Evolve , the initial testing revealed that the cameras do not look that promising. Like the Evolve the BlackBerry Evolve offers a stunning design and delivers the performance to match.
New Ebola outbreak kills 20 in Congo
This should allow health officials to again use what has become the greatest weapon against Ebola epidemics to date. The province shares borders with Rwanda and Uganda, with a lot of cross border movement due to brisk trade.