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2 September 2014, 12:13

U.N. ‘negotiates demands’ with hostage takers

Fiji revealed for the first time Tuesday the demands being made by al-Qaeda-linked Syria rebels who took more than 40 U.N. peacekeepers hostage in the Golan Heights last week, Al Arabiya reported. Fiji army chief Mosese Tikoitoga said the rebels wanted their organization, the al-Qaeda affiliate al-Nusra Front, to be removed from the U.N.'s list of terrorist organizations. He said they also...