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Nuns Return to Syria After Release

A group of Greek Orthodox nuns held by rebels since December are back in Syria, a day after being released in neighboring Lebanon.The 13 nuns and three attendants arrived early Monday in Jdeidet Yabous, a small town near the border about 30 kilometers northwest of Damascus.The head of their Mar Taqla monastery said the group was treated well in captivity, and thanked President Bashar al-Assad and Lebanese officials for helping secure their release.The monastery is in Maaloula, a Christian...

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