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Obama backed “rebels” make demands for release of nuns

Dec 6th, 2013 | By

The Daily Star in Lebanon is reporting that a group with ties to al-Qaeda are making demands on the Syrian government through the Vatican for the release of nuns and orphans they have abducted. As the “rebels” are supplied and salaries paid for by the Saudi Arabia and the United States an order from President Barack Obama to release the nuns and orphans is really all that is required.

Mounting Concern Over Abduction Syria Nuns

Dec 5th, 2013 | By
There is concern about the future of the ancient Christian town of Maaloula in Syria after attacks and abduction of nuns.

Syria’s minority Christians faced another day of anxiety Thursday, December 5, amid mounting concern about the fate of a group of nuns who were abducted by suspected Islamic fighters. Twelve nuns and three other women were forcefully removed Monday, December 2, from the Greek Orthodox monastery of Mar Takla in the ancient Christian town of Maaloula, church officials and local Christians said in statements obtained by BosNewsLife.

Nuns abducted by US supported Islamist rebels

Dec 3rd, 2013 | By
Ancient Christian city of Maaloula

Islamist fighters supported by President Barack Obama have abducted 12 nuns from a predominantly Christian village near Damascus and taken them to a rebel-held town, the mother superior of a Syrian convent said Tuesday