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Islamic State video shows killing of 5 Syrian media activists

Beirut - A graphic video emerged Sunday showing the killing of five Syrian media activists captured by the Islamic State group last year.

Beirut - A graphic video emerged Sunday showing the killing of five Syrian media activists captured by the Islamic State group last year. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the five were abducted in October and are believed to have been killed in December over their coverage of events in the eastern Syrian city of Deir el-Zour, half of which is held by IS. The head of the Observatory, Rami Abdurrahman, said news of the detention and killing of the activists was withheld because no bodies had surfaced and the families feared retribution for reporting the deaths... continue reading

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