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Syria Kidnapping

My Daughter Was Abducted in Syria, and My Hopes Are Evaporating

Munira al-Hamwi | Posted 02.08.2015 | World
Munira al-Hamwi

Days and months have passed while I waited in vain. Every night I go to sleep hoping to wake up to some good news, but so far to no avail.

A Plea To Free Archbishop Mar Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim and Archbishop Boulos Yazigi Who Were Kidnapped One Year Ago Today

Wolfgang Danspeckgruber | Posted 06.21.2014 | Religion
Wolfgang Danspeckgruber

The immediate release of the Metropolitans would send a powerful, positive, and encouraging Easter message to all those men, women and children who have suffered from the war, kidnappings and the deteriorating human security in Syria.

Kidnapped Journalists Finally Freed

AP | ELAINE GANLEY | Posted 06.20.2014 | Media

PARIS (AP) — Four French journalists kidnapped and held for 10 months in Syria returned home Sunday to joyful families, a presidential welcome and q...

Islamist Rebels In Syria Claim Kidnapping Of 94 Civilians In Video

Reuters | Posted 05.13.2014 | World

BEIRUT, March 13 (Reuters) - Sunni Islamist rebels in Syria have claimed responsibility for kidnapping at least 94 women and children belonging to P...

Joshua Hersh

Aid Group Goes Public With Deaths Of Staff In Syria | Joshua Hersh | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

NEW YORK -- Three aid workers with the Czech humanitarian organization People In Need were killed by a mortar strike in the Syrian city of Aleppo last...

One More Missing

AP | Posted 02.16.2014 | Media

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish newspaper says one of its photographers has been kidnapped in Syria by groups linked to al-Qaida. Milliyet ...

'No More Kidnappings!'

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 12.11.2013 | Media

Thirteen news organizations signed a joint letter on Wednesday to confront the kidnapping crisis occurring in Syria. The Wall Street Journal, the ...

Action Needed As Kidnapping Of Syrian Archbishops Reaches 180 Days

Wolfgang Danspeckgruber | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Wolfgang Danspeckgruber

It is still unclear where the Metropolitans are, what is the state of their health, who holds them, and what the kidnappers want.

Pope Francis: Release The Hostages

AP | Posted 06.02.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis is appealing to the "humanity" of kidnappers in Syria to release hostages. Francis urged prayers for `'beloved Syria" as...

Foreign Journalists Held In Syria

AP | Posted 04.06.2013 | Media

MILAN -- The Italian Foreign Ministry says that four Italian journalists have been detained in Syria. The Foreign Ministry on Saturday said that they...