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Syria Direct: News Update 3-11-2014

* The details of a prisoner exchange involving 13 nuns kidnapped in December by Jabhat a-Nusra remained unclear Tuesday, with Syrian Information Minister Omran al-Zoubi stating th...
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Syria Direct: News Update 2-23-2014

* A car bomb exploded Sunday morning near the Orient Hospital in the town of Atma, in Idlib province along Syria’s northern border with Turkey, according to Ahmed al-Ahmed, a citi...
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Syria Direct: News Update: 2-17-2014

* Syrian government forces continue to pound the town of Yabroud in the Qalamoun mountain range with heavy artillery fire and mortar shelling Monday, targeting rebel checkpoints a...