A torn banner of Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad (R) and his father Hafez Al-Assad (L) is pictured at the Syrian-Jordanian border at the Nasib crossing in southern Syria April 3, 2015. REUTERS/Wsam Almokdad
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Two Lebanese truck drivers were still being held captive by jihadis at the Nasib crossing on the Syrian-Jordanian border Monday, while most of their fellow countrymen have been freed.A spokesperson for Lebanon's General Security, which is responsible for border control, told The Daily Star that 10 truckers entered Lebanon Monday, after six others had returned Sunday.The state-run National News Agency said another six truckers would arrive at the Masnaa crossing and enter Lebanon by Tuesday. The crossing was taken over by Syrian rebels last Wednesday, one day after Jordan had closed the road on its side of the border and evacuated all civilians from the area.
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