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Syrian Rebels Free Lebanese Troops

An al-Qaida-linked group in Syria tied to missing United Nations peacekeepers released five Lebanese hostages on Saturday. The four soldiers and one police officer were abducted in early August, when Syria-based militants clashed with security forces in Lebanon. Three groups, including Al-Nusra Front and the Islamic State group, are holding another 15 Lebanese soldiers and 14 police captive. The release came hours after a video posted to social media showed the beheading of a...

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