The released Internal Security Forces member Saleh Baradei reunites with his family after he was taken hostage by Al-Nusra Front during clashes with the Lebanese Army in Arsal earlier in August. (The Daily Star/ Nidal Al-Solh)
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The five Lebanese hostages released by the Nusra Front were being reunited with their families Sunday morning, as concerns grow over the fate of the remaining soldiers and policemen being held by Syrian militants.Hujeiri said Shiite hostages captured by Nusra were in "a more difficult position" than the rest of the hostages, hinting that the militant group had set high conditions for their release.Earlier Sunday, the Nusra Front warned Hezbollah over the lives of the Shiite hostages.There will be delay in the release of Christian hostages held by Nusra, after the hostages were set for release Monday.With the release of the five, all Sunnis, Nusra Front and ISIS are still holding at least 24 soldiers and policemen taken captive during battles with the Lebanese Army at the beginning of August in Arsal.
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