Middle East

Regime disputes number of prisoners swapped for nuns

Nuns who were among a group freed after being held hostage by Islamist rebels in Syria, pray during a mass to celebrate their release at the Church of the Holy Cross in Damascus, on March 10, 2014. (AFP PHOTO / LOUAI BESHARA)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on March 12, 2014, on page 8.




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