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US hostage missing since 2012 freed in Syria -Al Jazeera
August 24, 2014 / 5:15 PM / 3 years ago

US hostage missing since 2012 freed in Syria -Al Jazeera

DUBAI, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Kidnappers in Syria on Sunday freed a U.S. journalist missing since 2012 following Qatari efforts to win his release, al Jazeera reported.

The Qatar-based television station named the journalist as Peter Theo Curtis, and said he had been handed over to a representative of the United Nations. (Reporting by Amena Bakr and Yara Bayoumy; Editing by William Maclean and Robin Pomeroy)

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