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Syrian regime soldiers take over Maaloula

Syrian regime soldiers have reclaimed Maaloula ... Agence France Presse reported Monday that Syrian regime soldiers have reclaimed Maaloula ... has taken full control of Maaloula and restored security and stability," a regime security ...

14/04/2014 - 10:01 - comment 0

Syria: Assad visits recaptured Christian town of Maaloula

the recently recaptured Christian town of Maaloula on the occasion of Easter. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has visited the recently recaptured Christian town of Maaloula  on the occasion of Easter. "On the day of the resurrection of Christ, and from the heart of Maaloula ...

20/04/2014 - 11:47 - comment 0

Syria's Maaloula nuns released Sunday after December kidnapping

Thirteen nuns from Syria's Maaloula who were ...   Thirteen nuns who were kidnapped last year from the historic Christian town of Maaloula ... of Maaloula in Syria may be released Sunday, local and Syrian media outlets reported.  ...

09/03/2014 - 15:00 - comment 0

Syrian rebels release 141 female prisoners in exchange for Maaloula nuns

the Syrian Christian town of Maaloula. The Syrian opposition said Monday that 141 ... abducted from the Syrian Christian town of Maaloula . “ We have information that 141 women were ... Jihadists seized the 13 nuns and three maids from the Christian town of Maaloula , north of Damascus, ...

11/03/2014 - 07:14 - comment 0

Patriarch calls for release of Maaloula nuns and orphans

for Syrian rebels to release of a group of nuns and orphans they captured in the ancient town of Maaloula ... of a group of nuns and orphans they seized in the ancient town of Maaloula the day before. “We appeal ... details with regard to their location, but said the orphans had long been evacuated from Maaloula. “It ...

04/12/2013 - 05:57 - comment 0

Syrian rebels reclaim Christian town of Maaloula, monastery nuns suffer

of Maaloula. Several nuns are believed to have been taken hostage - sources are still unclear whether they were ... into the center of the historic Christian town of Maaloula Monday and forcibly evacuated a dozen Syrian ... or an act of control over the monastery in order to free their hand in Maaloula,” he said, hinting that he ...

03/12/2013 - 05:15 - comment 0

Syrian regime, rebels clash in Christian village

that the fighters of the Al Qaeda affiliated Nusra front had entered the Christian village of Maaloula overnight ... the Observatory reported that the rebel fighters patrolled Maaloula's streets and surrounded a church ... information, reported that the rebels left Maaloula on Thursday morning. It added that heavy clashes and loud ...

05/09/2013 - 12:01 - comment 0

Al Qaeda fighters seize strategic Christian town near Damascus

against rebel outposts outside the Christian-majority town of Maaloula, near Damascus, after Islamist ... and the Qalamon Liberation Front are still in control of Maaloula , an ancient Christian villiage home to two ... that Syrian army troops attacked the hills around Maaloula early Monday under the cover of heavy shelling, AP ...

09/09/2013 - 10:00 - comment 0

Bishop: Syrian Christians called to "take up arms"

of nuns from the ancient village of Maaloula in Syria. A senior Orthodox Church ... of the seizure of a group of nuns from the ancient village of Maaloula . Speaking to the Iraqi newspaper ... week and spirited away from Maaloula to the nearby town of Yabroud, Khoury indicated they were unable ...

09/12/2013 - 05:29 - comment 0

Regime shelling in northern Syria kills at least six as rebels re-enter historic Christian town

reported that opposition forces re-entered the Christian-majority town of Maaloula ... Christian town of Maaloula north of Damascus as they battle government troops surrounding Syria's ... including the Al Nusra Front, and regime troops in Maaloula , which the rebels have entered and are trying ...

30/11/2013 - 15:13 - comment 0