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45 Fijian Peacekeepers Freed in Syria

The United Nations and Al Jazeera television said 45 Fijian peacekeepers, held captive by an al-Qaida-backed group, were released on Thursday in Syria's Golan Heights. U.N. Deputy Spokesman Farhan Haq said: "We can confirm they have been released." The peacekeepers then crossed into Israeli-held territory on the Golan Heights, an Israeli military spokeswoman said. "We opened the border and they entered,'' the spokeswoman said. Haq and Al Jazeera said...

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