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British man and woman freed by Syrian authorities

June 8th, 2009 · No Comments · Politics

A British man and woman arrested in Syria on terrorism charges have been released.

The pair were arrested with the help of the British authorities, but they have been freed without charge.

Maryam Kallis arrived at London’s Heathrow Airport yesterday, after three months behind bars. Britain’s Foreign Office says Yasser Zahur Ahmed has also been released.

The pair were questioned for several hours at Heathrow before British police let them go.

You can read the earlier story: UK accused of involvement in Syrian arrest of British man and woman and Two British citizens missing in Damascus.


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