Syria: set free The self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) has released another 37 Assyrian Christians kidnapped nine months ago in Syria, Assyrian sources said. World Watch Monitor The group, including men and women in their 60s and 70s, were among the 253 Christians snatched in IS attacks on Assyrian villages in north-eastern Syria’s Hassaka province. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.