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      Archive: 2/5/2014

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        2/5/2014, Adar 5, 5774

      Syria Releases 21 UN Workers Held Captive

      According to reports by the United Nations, 21 members of their personnel who were being held captive by the Syrians, have been released over the past two days.

      UN spokesman Martin Nesirky explained that most of the UN personnel being held in Syria are Syrians, adding that the organization was doing its best to have them released "as quickly as possible."