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Peter Theo Curtis  

American Journalist Released from Syrian Militant Captivity

Peter Theo Curtis, an American journalist kidnapped in Syria nearly two years ago was freed and handed over to U.N. representatives after Qatari mediation helped lead to his release from Syrian militants.

Jabhat al-Nusra released Curtis after he was abducted in October 2012 in Antakya, Turkey, where he planned to enter Syria. Peter Theo Curtis had changed his name from Theo Padnos, the name under which he continued to write, to make it easier for him travel in the Arab world,


Peter Theo Curtis returns to U.S. after Syrian captivity

Journalist Peter Theo Curtis, held captive in Syria for two years, is back on American soil after being freed Sunday.

Freed Hostage Peter Theo Curtis Back in US - ABC News

American writer and journalist Peter Theo Curtis returned to the United States Tuesday, two days after his release by his captors in Syria following 22 months asĀ ...

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