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Lebanese, Syrian Militant Prisoner Swap Hits Snag

A last-minute snag forced the cancellation of a prisoner swap between the Lebanese government and the Syrian militant Jabhat al Nusra group, after the organization reportedly increased its demands. Lebanon's top negotiator says talks continue. A convoy of Lebanese aid trucks due to be part of a deal to secure the release of 16 Lebanese government soldiers returned Sunday to Beirut from the Bekaa Valley, amid reports negotiations hit a last-minute snag. The pan-Arab daily Al Hayat...

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