Syrian rebels seek new leverage with abductions
Published 08/14/2012, The Jamestown Sun
BEIRUT (AP) — With gunmen standing in the background, a Syrian rebel video purported Tuesday to show their latest captive: a lone Lebanese Shiite suspected of links to pro-regime Hezbollah whose abduction appears part of a wider strategy shift to target perceived backers of Bashar Assad.Word count: 1197
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