13 nuns released in exchange deal
Damascus frees 150 inmates
Posted: March 11, 2014 at 4:04 a.m.
DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian militants released Monday a group of Greek Orthodox nuns in exchange for dozens of women held in government prisons — a rare deal between Damascus and al-Qaida-linked rebels that was mediated by Qatari and Lebanese officials.
This story is only available from our archives.
Front Section, Pages 2 on 03/11/2014