Middle East

In Damascus, Christians briefly ignore war for Easter

A handout picture taken on April 16, 2014 and released on April 17 by the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) shows icons and religious objects strewn on the ground inside the Mar Taqla Greek Orthodox monastery in Syria's ancient Christian town of Maaloula after it was reportedly retaken by government forces. AFP PHOTO /HO/SANA





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