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2016-05-07 Syria conflict: Kidnapped Spanish journalists freed Northern Syria
C. 2016-01-17 'Hundreds' abducted in IS attack on Deir al-Zour Deir al-Zour, Northern Syria
3. 2015-03-01 IS frees 19 abducted Christians Shaddadeh, Northern Syria
E. 2015-02-24 Dozens of Assyrian Christians kidnapped by ISIS Tal Tamr, Hassakeh, Northern Syria
F. 2015-01-20 ISIS threatens to kill 2 Japanese hostages unless Tokyo pays $200M Northern Syria
6. 2015-01-15 Syria conflict: Italian aid worker hostages freed Northern Syria
H. 2015-01-07 IS police 'kidnapped' in Syria Mayadin, Syria
8. 2014-04-19 Syria conflict: French journalists freed Syria

Nuns freed by rebels arrive in Damascus   A group of Greek Orthodox nuns held for three months by rebels in Syria after being taken from their convent in Maaloula have arrived back   Lebanese ex-hostages home from Syria  Beirut: Nine Lebanese Shia pilgrims who were kidnapped by rebels in Syria in May 2012 have arrived back in Beirut a day after being released   Lebanese hostages in Syria 'freed'
Syria conflict: Kidnapped Spanish journalists freed  Northern Syria: 3 Spanish journalists who were kidnapped while working in Syria last year have been released and are due to return to Spain, the government says   'Hundreds' abducted in IS attack on Deir al-Zour Map of Deir al-Zour Syria  Northern Syria: Islamic State militants in Syria are said to have abducted 400 civilians during a bloody assault on the eastern city of Deir al-Zour   IS frees 19 abducted Christians Map of Shaddadeh Syria  Northern Syria: Nineteen of an estimated 220 members of an Assyrian community kidnapped by Islamic State (IS) in north-eastern Syria have been released   Dozens of Assyrian Christians kidnapped by ISIS Map of Tal Tamr Hassakeh Syria  Northern Syria: Islamic State militants have abducted as many as 90 Assyrian Christians, including women and children, after overrunning several small villages   ISIS threatens to kill 2 Japanese hostages unless Tokyo pays $200M  Northern Syria: A masked man gives the Japanese government a choice to pay $200 million to free the Japanese men Syria conflict: Italian aid worker hostages freed   Northern Syria: Greta Ramelli, 20, and Vanessa Marzullo, 21, who were taken hostage in Syria more than five months ago have been released IS police 'kidnapped' in Syria   Reports from Syria say that some members of the religious police force set up by the militant group Islamic State (IS) have been kidnapped US hostage mother makes video plea   USA: The mother of Steven Sotloff, a US journalist being held by Islamic State (IS) militants, has made an emotional video appeal for his release   Syria conflict: French journalists freed  Four French journalists held captive in Syria for almost a year have been freed, President Francois Hollande said on Saturday   Spanish journalists freed in Syria

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  Northern Syria: Javier Espinosa and Ricardo Garcia Vilanova kidnapped in Syria six months ago by radical Islamist rebels have been released

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  Nine Lebanese Shia pilgrims held hostage in Syria have been freed, Lebanon's interior minster has said

  Northern Syria: The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) says gunmen have abducted 6 of its workers and Red Crescent volunteer in north-west Syria
May.18 Father of Assad spokesman kidnapped   Gunmen in Syria have abducted the elderly father of Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad, one of the most powerful voices in the government Apr.22 Gunmen abduct bishops in Syria   Aleppo: Militants in a rebel-held area of northern Syria have abducted two bishops travelling from the Turkish border back to the city of Aleppo Mar.6 Filipinos taken hostage in Syria Map of Golan Heights Syria
  About 20 UN observers have been detained by about 30 armed fighters in the Golan Heights on the Syria-Israel border, the UN has confirmed

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Dec.18 NBC crew freed from kidnappers in Syria  An reporter and his crew spoke were freed from kidnappers in Syria who kept them bound, blindfolded and repeatedly threatened to kill them Oct.2 Video of missing journalist surfaces
  A video uploaded to YouTube shows Austin Tice, a blindfolded American freelance journalist, in obvious distress, weeks after he was last heard from in Syria Aug.4 Iran pilgrims abducted in Syria
  Some 48 Iranian pilgrims have been kidnapped from a bus in the vicinity of a shrine near the Syrian capital Damascus, reports say

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