Graphic of Arsal battle (The Daily Star)
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A ceasefire went into effect at 6 a.m. Thursday on the seventh day of the Hezbollah offensive against Jabhat Fatah al-Sham – the militant group previously known as the Nusra Front – in the outskirts of Arsal.The Daily Star obtains details of the ceasefire agreement which include the return of five captured Hezbollah fighters within 24 hours and the safe passage of militants to Syria's Idlib.Hezbollah fighters uncover mass grave of Nusra fighters who died in clashes in the outskirts of Arsal, Hezbollah's War Media Center reports.Security source tells The Daily Star that General Security chief Maj. Gen. Abbas Ibrahim held talks in Syria on safe passage for Fatah al-Sham militants and their families to Idlib.Hezbollah's War Media Center reports ceasefire holds, as Nusra prepares to withdraw from Lebanon in return for three captured Hezbollah fighters.
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