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3 hrs ago | KIDK CBS 3
Thirteen nuns and three maids kidnapped in late November from a Greek Orthodox monastery in Syria were freed Sunday, a pro-Syrian government news network and Lebanese state media reported.
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An image grab taken from a video uploaded to YouTube on February 9, 2014, shows a group of nuns from the historic Christian-majority town of Maalula, speaking to the camera from an undisclosed location Twelve Lebanese and Syrian nuns, who were kidnapped from the historic Christian town of Maaloula in December, have now been released and are on ... (more)
5 hrs ago | The Huffington Post
The rockets came in the early morning, shattering both the peace and the buildings as the residents of Moadamiyeh were barely standing up from their prayer rugs.
FOR the past three years, Syria has been making headlines the world over - for all the wrong reasons.
Nawar is a shy 17-year-old with very pale skin, just like her sister Souza, who is 16. Four months ago, both were married off to much older Saudi Arabian men.
Syrian government forces seized a town from rebels near the Lebanese border on Saturday, their latest attempt to cut off opposition fighters' fluid supply lines from the country, state media and activists said.
A general view of damaged buildings are seen in the besieged area of Homs March 3, 2014.
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The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant re-entered the besieged Yarmouk refugee camp on Thursday, two days after al-Nusra Front did the same, a PFLP-GC spokesman said.
The Israeli Air Force was deployed Friday afternoon after Syrian warplanes approached the Israel-Syrian border, according to Channel 2. The Syrian warplanes were within just a few hundred kilometers to Israel Friday, according to the daily, as it struck rebel outposts near Al Quneitra.
People inspect damage at a site hit by what activists said were barrel bombs dropped by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo's district of al-Sukari March 7, 2014.
Fighters from Ahrar al-Sham brigade pray inside their base in Arbeen, in the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta, March 6, 2014.
Syrian rebels in the northern city of Aleppo are waging fierce clashes against government forces in an attempt to prevent opposition neighborhoods from falling under siege.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov with his Israeli counterpart, Avigdor Liberman, in Jerusalem during a 2010 meeting Israel will not tolerate Syrian attempts to transfer advanced weaponry to Hezbollah and Hamas, Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman warned Thursday during a meeting in Rome with his Russian counterpart, a staunch ally of Syria.
Sunnis and Shiites from Lebanon are streaming into Syria to take up arms on opposite sides of a fierce battle over a rebel stronghold - a fight that has effectively erased the border between the two countries and underlined how Lebanon is being sucked into the civil war next door.
A new survey finds that more than half the nation's public schools need to be repaired, renovated or modernized.